In the Papua New Guinea Highlands, tuberculosis has an epidemiological setting unique in the developing world. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is slowly infiltrating a susceptible, formerly isolated population. Because of this unique situation, commonly-recommended standard programmes must be rationally, sometimes radically, altered if case finding is to be epidemiologically efficient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Papua and New Guinea medical journal|
|State||Published - Jun 1 1983|
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