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Fact sheets, statistics and advice about tuberculosis.
Every year in Norway, 350-400 cases of tuberculosis are diagnosed. The incidence has increased in recent years. There are few new cases in Norway.
List of countries with a high occurrence of tuberculosis. People from these countries are required to undergo tests for tuberculosis.
Specific groups in the population are at higher risk of TB infection and must undergo screening.
Children in defined risk groups are offered the vaccine at the age of six weeks.
Obligatory for all asylum seekers and refugees, and for immigrants to Norway born in a country with high incidence of TB.
This information note gives simple and concise information about tuberculosis.
Information in several languages for people who will be routinely checked for tuberculosis upon arrival in Norway.
Each information note explains what it means to test positive, if it is dangerous or not, if the patient is infectious and what to be aware of.
This brochure gives information about vaccination against tuberculosis and is intended for parents who come from countries with a high incidence of the disease.
It is important to treat tuberculosis. This treatment is free of charge in Norway. The information letter about tuberculosis is currently available in 15 different languages.
A rapid serological screening method for detecting tuberculosis disease and monitoring the efficacy of new vaccines.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major preventable cause of morbidity. Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG) vaccines are widely used to protect against TB. Their efficacy shortly after vaccination has been demon
SeroSelectTB is a multinational project coordinated by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
The objective of this study is to explore the prevalence of risk factors among persons screened for LTBI or who have been notified to MSIS (TB register), and assess the impact of these factors in a No...
This population-based prospective cohort study includes house-to-house active case finding (three visits) in Dale District in Sidama Zone (53 000 households).