Tuberculosis in Australia and Low-Incidence Countries

Two recent publications from TB-CRE investigators highlight the challenges and opportunities in TB control in migrants in low-incidence TB settings.


The TB-CRE is pleased to highlight:


Estimating Long-term Tuberculosis Reactivation Rates in Australian Migrants, a study of latent TB prevalences in Australian migrant cohorts to quantify rates of TB reactivation after migration.


Article available here.


and


Tuberculosis in migrants – screening, surveillance and ethics, a review which provides a brief overview of the different screening approaches and surveillance processes that are in place in low TB incidence countries.


PDF available here.

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