Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Persistent risk of tuberculosis in migrants a decade after arrival in Australia

McPherson, Michelle; Kelly, H; Patel, Mahomed; Leslie, David


Objective: To examine the risk of tuberculosis (TB) in migrants a decade after their arrival in Australia. Design, setting and patients: Retrospective review of laboratory-confirmed cases of TB in migrants diagnosed between 1990 and 2004 by the state TB reference laboratory in Victoria, analysed by a multivariate model comparing migrants diagnosed 10 or more years after arrival with those diagnosed within 10 years of arrival. Main outcome measures: Time to diagnosis; characteristics of migrants...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_McPherson_Persistent_risk_of_2008.pdf273.46 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator