European framework for tuberculosis control and elimination in countries with a low incidence. Recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) and Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association (KNCV) Working Group.

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As countries approach the elimination phase of tuberculosis, specific problems and challenges emerge, due to the steadily declining incidence in the native population, the gradually increasing importance of the importation of latent tuberculosis infection and tuberculosis from other countries and the emergence of groups at particularly high risk of… (More)

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@article{Broekmans2002EuropeanFF, title={European framework for tuberculosis control and elimination in countries with a low incidence. Recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) and Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association (KNCV) Working Group.}, author={Jaap F Broekmans and G. B. Migliori and H. L. Rieder and J -P Lees and Petri J Ruutu and Ralf Loddenkemper and M. C. Raviglione}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={2002}, volume={19 4}, pages={765-75} }