Clinical Tuberculosis 4th Edition by Peter Barnes, Peter D.O. Davies, Stephen B Gordon

By Peter Barnes, Peter D.O. Davies, Stephen B Gordon

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Tuberculosis in the Americas: current perspectives. ). Human paleopathology. Current syntheses and future options. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991, 161–72. Requena A. Evidencia de tuberculosis en la América preColumbia. Acta Venezolana 1945;1:1–20. Allison MJ, Gerszten E, Munizaga J, et al. Tuberculosis in pre-Columbian Andean populations. ). Prehistoric tuberculosis in the Americas. Evanston: Northwestern University, 1981, 49–51. 110. Romero Arateco WM. Estudio bioanthropologico de las momias de la Casa del Marque de San Jorge de Fondo de Promocion de la Cultura, Banco Popular, Bogota.

In general, the decline will be faster when a larger fraction of cases arises from recent infection (primary progressive or exogenous disease), that is, in areas where transmission rates are high. 8) [136]. 70 Rate of decline in incidence (%/yr) asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in later childhood [123]. A study of South African children found an inverse association between M. tuberculosis infection and atopic rhinitis [124]. Comparisons among countries have found that asthma tends to be more common where TB is not [125,126].

TB is the world’s second biggest killer among infectious agents, behind HIV/AIDS [5]. Although these statistics are grim, regional and global estimates of mortality are declining. 2) [5]. The Stop TB Partnership goal of halving TB mortality rates compared with a 1990 baseline will probably be met globally by 2015, though not in the African region. 2). At the present rate of decline, the Stop TB Partnership goal will be achieved only in the Americas and in the western Pacific region. Although there is general agreement that TB is among the top 10 causes of illness and disability [7], the estimation of TB burden remains imprecise, especially in high-burden countries where precision is most needed [8,9].

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