Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2005.

  title={Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2005.},
  author={Paul W Roche and Ivan Bastian and Vicki Krause and Ral Antic and Lynne Brown and Amanda L. Christensen and Christina M Drummond and Sandra Gebbie and Mark Hurwitz and Anastasios Konstantinos and Avner Misrachi},
  journal={Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report},
  volume={31 1},
The National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System received 1,072 tuberculosis (TB) notifications in 2005, of which 1,022 were new cases and 50 were relapses. The incidence of TB in Australia was 5.3 cases per 100,000 population in 2005 and has remained at a stable rate since 1985. The high-incidence groups remain people born overseas and Indigenous Australians at 20.6 and 5.9 cases per 100,000 population, respectively. By contrast, the incidence of TB in the non-Indigenous Australian-born… CONTINUE READING

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