Tuberculosis control programs in low-prevalence countries
Places with little tuberculosis face fundamentally different control problems than high-prevalence regions. Therefore, it is vital that control program strategies be geared to the particular epidemiologic situation involved. This point is illustrated with examples drawn from the United States’ campaign against tuberculosis in both epidemic and low-prevalence areas.
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Moreira, Tiago Ricardo; Lemos, Aline Campos; Colodette, Renata Maria; Gomes, Andréia Patrícia; Batista, Rodrigo Siqueira (2019-01)[RESUMO]. Objetivo. Estimar a prevalência de tuberculose entre a população privada de liberdade. Métodos. Realizou-se uma revisão sistemática com metanálise. Foram selecionados estudos publicados de janeiro de 1997 a ...
Pan American Health Organization (1999)Subregional meeting of low TB prevalence countries, 1st. Pan american Health Organization; 29 Nov.-2 Dec. 1999
Prevalences of tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases among people over age 15 in the northeast sector of Medellín, Colombia Zuluaga, Luz; Betancur T., Ceneida; Abaunza, Myriam; Londoño, Jaime (1992)A survey was conducted in 1988 to estimate the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and pulmonary tuberculosis in people over age 15 in the Northeast Sector of Medellín, Colombia, an area suffering from severe socioeconomic ...