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Epidemiology of laboratory confirmed tuberculosis in Victoria, 1990 to 2004

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


In Australia, most cases of tuberculosis (TB) occur in migrants. To inform control strategies for this group, we investigated all laboratory confirmed tuberculosis cases diagnosed by the State TB reference laboratory in Victoria between 1990 and 2004. The laboratory data were matched to notification data to determine country of birth and a multivariate model was constructed to compare Australian and non-Australian-born patients. The proportion of non-Australian-born cases increased over the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence


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