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Factors influencing the higher incidence of tuberculosis among migrants and ethnic minorities in the UK

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Migrants and ethnic minorities in the UK have higher rates of tuberculosis (TB) compared with the general population. Historically, much of the disparity in incidence between UK-born and migrant populations has been attributed to differential pathogen exposure, due to migration from high-incidence regions and the transnational connections maintained with TB endemic countries of birth or ethnic origin. However, focusing solely on exposure fails to address the relatively high rates of progressi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.12688/f1000research.14476.2

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Hayward, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
St Johns College; St Johns College
ORCID:
0000-0003-1266-5416
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Jenner Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-2126-5142
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Jenner Institute
Publisher:
F1000 Publisher's website
Journal:
F1000Research Journal website
Publication date:
2018-04-13
Acceptance date:
2018-04-13
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-1402
ISSN:
2046-1402
Pubs id:
pubs:892215
URN:
uri:1097730c-3fa2-4b81-87cb-bc526b7540f1
UUID:
uuid:1097730c-3fa2-4b81-87cb-bc526b7540f1
Local pid:
pubs:892215

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