Tuberculosis screening of new entrants; how can it be made more effective?

C. Van den Bosch, J. Roberts
2000 Journal of public health  
The importance of extending TB screening to all new entrants has been shown by the occurrence of cases of active TB and high rates of those needing prophylaxis or BCG protection. TB is particularly likely to be prevalent in populations with large numbers of refugees, but high rates in immigrants have been reported consistently both in this country and elsewhere in Europe.
doi:10.1093/pubmed/22.2.220 fatcat:lqcnujmuevb7jlz3ekukdr4hr4