To determine if local transmission was responsible for ris ing tuberculosis incidence in a recently dispersed migrant community in Birmingham, UK, during 2004-2013, we con ducted enhanced epidemiologic investigation of molecular clusters. This technique identifed exact locations of social mixing and chains of apparent recent transmission, which can be helpful for directing resources.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
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