Moving towards tuberculosis elimination: A call for action from Italy and a possible model for other low tuberculosis incidence countries

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Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • consensus development
  • disease elimination
  • disease surveillance
  • health care quality
  • high risk population
  • human
  • incidence
  • infection prevention
  • international cooperation
  • Italian (citizen)
  • Italy
  • medical society
  • migration
  • politics
  • Review
  • tuberculosis
  • tuberculosis control

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