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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Research

High Rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among Socially Marginalized Immigrants in Low-Incidence Area, 1991–2010, Italy

Iacopo BaussanoComments to Author , Silvio Mercadante, Manish Pareek, Ajit Lalvani1, and Massimiliano Bugiani1
Author affiliations: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France (I. Baussano); UPO “A.Avogadro” and CPO–Piemonte, Novara, Italy (I. Baussano, S. Mercadante); Imperial College, London, UK (M. Pareek, A. Lalvani); Regional Reference Centre for Tuberculosis Prevention, Turin, Italy (M. Bugiani)

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Figure 2

TB and LTBI among socially marginalized immigrants in an area of Italy where incidence of TB is low, by tuberculosis incidence rate in their country of origin, 1991–2010. A) TST conversion rates. B) LTBI prevalence. C) TB prevalence. Vertical bars indicate 95% CIs. TB, tuberculosis; LTBI, latent TB infection; TST, tuberculin skin testing.

Figure 2. . TB and LTBI among socially marginalized immigrants in an area of Italy where incidence of TB is low, by tuberculosis incidence rate in their country of origin, 1991–2010. A) TST conversion rates. B) LTBI prevalence. C) TB prevalence. Vertical bars indicate 95% CIs. TB, tuberculosis; LTBI, latent TB infection; TST, tuberculin skin testing.

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1Joint senior authors who contributed equally to this article.

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