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Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis among Somalis in Minnesota1

By R. Bryan Rock, Wendy M. Sutherland, Cristina Baker and David N. Williams

Abstract

To analyze extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Somalis living in Minnesota, we reviewed surveillance and public health case management data on tuberculosis cases in ethnic Somalis in Minnesota from 1993 through 2003. The presence of these recent immigrants substantially affects the local epidemiology and clinical manifestation of tuberculosis

Topics: Dispatch
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3294725
Provided by: PubMed Central

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