The burden of tuberculosis in indigenous peoples in Amazonia, Brazil.

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) stands out as one of the principal infectious diseases affecting Amazonian Indians. Recent research indicates that incidence rates among indigenous peoples may be as much as ten times higher than those of the general Brazilian population. Purified protein derivative reactivity in Amazonia is low compared with populations of European… (More)

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@article{Coimbra2007TheBO, title={The burden of tuberculosis in indigenous peoples in Amazonia, Brazil.}, author={Carlos Coimbra and Paulo Cesar Basta}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={2007}, volume={101 7}, pages={635-6} }