Incident Tuberculosis among Recent US Immigrants and Exogenous Reinfection
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CitationCohen, Ted, and Megan Murray. 2005. Incident tuberculosis among recent US immigrants and exogenous reinfection. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11(5): 725-728.
AbstractMathematical models and molecular epidemiologic investigation support the argument that exogenous reinfection plays an important role in tuberculosis transmission in high-incidence regions. We offer additional data from tuberculosis cases among recent US immigrants which strengthen the claim that reinfection in areas of intense transmission is common.
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