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Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Indigenous children in Canada: Implications for clinicians, surveillance systems, and policy

2019

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This presentation identifies current demographics, clinical presentations and outcomes of childhood TB in Indigenous children in Canada; contextualizes how the data is related to the social determinants of health and how it undermines the need for continued surveillance; and discusses how to better selct at-risk Indigenous children for evaluation and testing.

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Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Indigenous children in Canada: Implications for clinicians, surveillance systems, and policy.

Giroux, R. (2019). Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Indigenous children in Canada: Implications for clinicians, surveillance systems, and policy. Calgary, AB: Presentation at the International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health.

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