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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)
Tracking sickness through social networks - the practical use of social network mapping in supporting the management of an E. coli O157 outbreak in a primary school in London.
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-10)
This paper describes the practical use of social network diagrams in the management of an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 (VTEC) in a primary school in London. The diagrams were created during the outbreak to establish ...