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

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

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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]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27743
Source: Medical Journal of Australia

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