Air travel by individuals with active tuberculosis: reporting patterns and epidemiologic characteristics, Canada 2006-2008.

@article{Scholten2010AirTB,
  title={Air travel by individuals with active tuberculosis: reporting patterns and epidemiologic characteristics, Canada 2006-2008.},
  author={Derek Scholten and Andrea Saunders and Kathryn Dawson and Thomas H C Wong and Edward J Ellis},
  journal={Travel medicine and infectious disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={113-9}
}
BACKGROUND Investigations related to tuberculosis (TB) cases on airline flights have received increased attention in recent years. In Canada, reports of air travel by individuals with active TB are sent to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for public health risk assessment and contact follow-up. A descriptive analysis was conducted to examine reporting patterns over time. METHOD Reports of air travel by individuals with active TB received by PHAC between January 2006 and December 2008… CONTINUE READING

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