The impact of migration on tuberculosis epidemiology and control in high-income countries: a review

@inproceedings{Pareek2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of migration on tuberculosis epidemiology and control in high-income countries: a review},
  author={Manish Pareek and Christina A Greenaway and Teymur Noori and Jose Manuel Mej{\'i}a Mu{\~n}oz and Dominik Zenner},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) causes significant morbidity and mortality in high-income countries with foreign-born individuals bearing a disproportionate burden of the overall TB case burden in these countries. In this review of tuberculosis and migration we discuss the impact of migration on the epidemiology of TB in low burden countries, describe the various screening strategies to address this issue, review the yield and cost-effectiveness of these programs and describe the gaps in knowledge as well as… CONTINUE READING
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