Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting

Authored by: Connie Erkens
Thesis Universiteit van Amsterdam
Promotor(s): F.G.J. Cobelens
Date of thesis defense: 29/03/2017

The thesis presents studies into the effectiveness of specific tuberculosis (TB) control interventions in the Netherlands aimed at early case finding and prevention of TB. The first study showed screening of new immigrants upon entry met the criteria for risk group screening of more than 50 per 100,000 population. Read more