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Air-travel related TB incident follow up - effectiveness and outcomes: a systematic review.
(European Respiratory Society, 2020-11-26)
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends following up passengers following possible exposure to a case of infectious tuberculosis (TB) during air travel. This is known to be time consuming and difficult, ...
Pre-migration TB screening-the first step is always the hardest.
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2020-12-01)
As the proportion of foreign-born persons among TB notifications continues to rise, Japan is preparing to introduce pre-migration TB screening for those coming from selected countries, who are intending to stay for more ...
Discriminating between pre-migration and post-migration HIV acquisition using surveillance data.
BACKGROUND: Migrant populations are overrepresented among persons diagnosed with HIV in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). Understanding the timing of HIV acquisition (pre- or post-migration) is ...
Contact tracing following in-flight exposure to TB: why the 8-hour rule?
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2021-07-01)
Time to regain lost ground: Tuberculosis in the COVID-19 era.
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 2021-06)
Targeting COVID-19 interventions towards migrants in humanitarian settings.
Discovery and validation of a personalized risk predictor for incident tuberculosis in low transmission settings.
The risk of tuberculosis (TB) is variable among individuals with latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection (LTBI), but validated estimates of personalized risk are lacking. In pooled data from 18 systematically identified ...