Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Ireland 2003: a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303467
Title:
Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Ireland 2003: a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Authors:
O’Donnell, Kate; O’Donnell, Joan; Hickey, Lorraine
Affiliation:
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Publisher:
Health Protection Sur veillance Centre
Issue Date:
Feb-2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303467
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
In Ireland, national epidemiological data on TB have been collated by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) since 1998. From January 2000, this information has included enhanced surveillance data items based on the minimum dataset r eported to Eur oTB. The resulting National Tuberculosis Surveillance System (NTBSS) was set up following consultation with the eight health boards and the National TB Advisory Committee. The National TB Advisory Committee was r econvened in October 2004. This r eport pr esents an epidemiological r eview of TB cases notified to HPSC by each of the health boar ds in Ir eland during 2003. Data for 2003 have been validated and updated to include information r elating to tr eatment outcome. Pr ovisional data for 2004 ar e pr esented in Appendix 1
Keywords:
TUBERCULOSIS; COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
ISSN:
1649-1106

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorO’Donnell, Kateen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO’Donnell, Joanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHickey, Lorraineen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-15T15:25:23Z-
dc.date.available2013-10-15T15:25:23Z-
dc.date.issued2006-02-
dc.identifier.issn1649-1106-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/303467-
dc.descriptionIn Ireland, national epidemiological data on TB have been collated by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) since 1998. From January 2000, this information has included enhanced surveillance data items based on the minimum dataset r eported to Eur oTB. The resulting National Tuberculosis Surveillance System (NTBSS) was set up following consultation with the eight health boards and the National TB Advisory Committee. The National TB Advisory Committee was r econvened in October 2004. This r eport pr esents an epidemiological r eview of TB cases notified to HPSC by each of the health boar ds in Ir eland during 2003. Data for 2003 have been validated and updated to include information r elating to tr eatment outcome. Pr ovisional data for 2004 ar e pr esented in Appendix 1en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Protection Sur veillance Centreen_GB
dc.subjectTUBERCULOSISen_GB
dc.subjectCOMMUNICABLE DISEASEen_GB
dc.titleEpidemiology of tuberculosis in Ireland 2003: a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centreen_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentHealth Protection Surveillance Centreen_GB
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