Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Northeast of Iran: A Population-Based Study

  title={Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Northeast of Iran: A Population-Based Study},
  author={Sima Besharat and Ali Jabbari and Faranak Golalipour and Ali Nasermoaadeli},
Correspondence: Sima Besharat MD, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Golestan Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Golestan, Iran. Tel: +98 171 2240835 Tel: +98 171 2269210 Email: s_besharat_gp@yahoo.com Received: 26 April 2008 Revised: 6 October 2008 Accepted: 20 November 2008 Abstract Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is currently one of the greatest problems in public health. Mycobacterium tuberculosis infects about one third of the world's population, of whom… CONTINUE READING
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