CCDR: Volume 40-6, March 20, 2014: Tuberculosis


Inside this issue: Tuberculosis

This issue about tuberculosis (TB) marks World TB Day, March 24, 2014. Find out the progress we have made in Canada, what challenges remain, how we are aligning with the Global Plan to Stop TB, and get briefed on the updated guidance now available for both public health and clinical care.

Table of contents

Making progress to stop tuberculosis
Taylor G

Tuberculosis in Canada: 1924-2012
Gallant V, Ogunnaike-Cooke S and McGuire M

Summary of the Public Health Network's Guidance for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Programs in Canada
Lord L on behalf of the Public Health Network (PHN) Council

Highlights of the new 7th edition of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards
Gale-Rowe M, Menzies D, Sutherland J and Wong T on behalf of the editors and authors

Recently published
Piccini P, Chiappini E, Tortoli E, de Martino M, Galli L. Clinical peculiarities of tuberculosis. BioMed Central Infectious Diseases. 2014;14 Suppl 1:S4. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-S1-S4.

Venturini E, Turkova A, Chiappini E, Galli L, de Martino M, Thorne C. Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in children. BioMed Central Infectious Diseases. 2014;14 Suppl 1:S5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-S1-S5.

Montagnani C, Chiappini E, Galli L, de Martino M. Vaccine against tuberculosis: what's new? BioMed Central Infectious Diseases. 2014;14 Suppl 1:S2. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-S1-S2.

Upcoming conference
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Canada (AMMI) Annual Conference.
April 2-5, 2014. Victoria, BC

Useful links
Frequently Asked Questions about tuberculosis

Health Canada's Strategy Against Tuberculosis for First Nations On-Reserve

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