Surveillance of tuberculosis and its control programme

Shimao, T. (1983) Surveillance of tuberculosis and its control programme. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, Supplement, 30 (3). pp. 35-41.

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Time-honoured epidemiological indices like mortality rate are losing their importance Annual risk of infection has been found to have a good correlation with epidemiological situations both in developed and developing countries, the limitations being high BCG coverage and low grade tuberculosis sensitivity. The importance of a good surveillance system is stressed and the system in use in Japan is briefly described.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis Control Programmes,Surveillance, Developing Countries, Developed Countries, Japan, BCG, Epidemiology, Tuberculosis Sensitivity
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Geographic Locations > Asia > Far East > Japan
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Death
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Health Surveys
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Measurements
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2676
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:05 March 2008

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