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Document ID (ISN)46745
CIS number 86-1658
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Title Tuberculosis among migrant farm workers - Virginia
Bibliographic information 22/29 Aug. 1986, Vol.256, No.8, p.977-981. 6 ref.
Abstract A lead from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control (Atlanta, USA). The prevalence rates of tuberculosis among these workers are 10-20 times higher than the national incidence rate in the USA, and are suggested to be due to the crowded living conditions shared only by adult migrant farm workers.
Descriptors (primary) USA; tuberculosis; accommodation; agriculture; migrant workers
Descriptors (secondary) Virginia; epidemiologic study; infectious diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Bacterial and parasitic diseases