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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of patients treated for LTBI

From: A retrospective review of the two-step tuberculin skin test in dialysis patients

Characteristic N = 8
Age (years) 54.3 ± 14.7
BCG, n (%)  
 Vaccinated 5 (62.5 %)
 Not vaccinated 2 (25.0 %)
 Unknown 1 (12.5 %)
Chest radiograph  
 Suggestive of TB 2 (25 %)
 Not suggestive of TB 6 (75 %)
Dialysis Center (HD only)  
 HSC 5 (71 %)
 SOGH 1(14 %)
 SBGH 1 (14 %)
Peritoneal dialysis 1 (13 %)
Clinical diagnosis of LTBI, n (%) 8 (100 %)
  1. LTBI latent tuberculosis infection, BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guérin, TB tuberculosis, HSC Health Sciences Centre, SOGH Seven Oaks General Hospital, SBGH Saint Boniface General Hospital