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Comparing contact investigations of tuberculosis cases among the Canadian Born Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal population in Alberta, CanadaDownload
It is well established that the rates of tuberculosis (TB) among Aboriginal Peoples in Alberta are disproportionately higher than those in the Canadian-born 'other' population group (Jensen, Lau, Langlois-Klassen, et al., 2012). In addition, Aboriginal Peoples living on-reserve have higher rates...
Transmission of Tuberculosis from Patients with Typical Versus Atypical Chest Radiographs: Implications for Automated SystemsDownload
Automated detection of “typical” pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) on chest radiograph (CXR) is warranted if it can be shown that patients with “typical” (vs “atypical”) CXRs are responsible for most public health consequences. Patient demographics and mycobacteriology of all adults (age >14 years)...
Aims: This study aims to 1) provide a platform to discuss and document one First Nations community’s experiences and impacts of tuberculosis (TB); and 2) to understand the social context occurring within the community which may promote continual disease transmission. Methods: This...
Immigrant-receiving countries like Canada must meet the challenge of tuberculosis (TB) in their foreign-born populations. One puzzling question is why, despite fluctuating levels of immigration from high incidence source countries, only modest variations in foreign-born TB incidence have been...