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.
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.