Tuberculosis (TB) in Norway
Tuberculosis is caused by the mycobacterium tuberculosis. The disease usually occurs in the lungs (pulmonary tuberculosis), but can affect all the organs in the body.
Countries with high tuberculosis incidence
List of countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis. People from these countries are required to undergo tests for tuberculosis.
Routine screening for tuberculosis (TB)
Specific groups in the population are at higher risk of TB infection and must undergo screening.
Information in several languages
Tuberculosis (TB) examination of children under 10 years arriving in Norway
TB cluster study, Sidama, Ethiopia: A population-based prospective cohort study
This population-based prospective cohort study includes house-to-house active case finding (three visits) in Dale District in Sidama Zone (53 000 households).
Kohortstudie om varigheten av BCG-vaksinens beskyttelse
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
Targeting of individuals for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection – a registerbased prospective cohort study
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...