Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/595457
Title:
Tuberculosis: An ongoing challenge?
Authors:
FitzGerald, T; Lanigan, P; Veale, A; Hickey, M; Molloy, K; Prendiville, P; DeSouza, N; O’Connor, M; O’Reilly, O
Publisher:
Public Health Department
Issue Date:
Sep-2004
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/595457
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
During 2000/2001, a Community Care Area serving a population of 100,000 notified a total of 21 new cases of pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB) to the Department of Public Health. Of these 21 cases, 8 patients (38%) lived in a city suburb. This suburb of 763 publicly provided houses (population 3000) is an area of high unemployment, high levels of substance abuse and homelessness, dysfunctional interpersonal relationships and high dependency on welfare services. An Outbreak Control Team (OCT) was formed specifically to investigate possible links between the 8 cases, and to implement prevention and control measures in accordance with national and local guidelines
Keywords:
TUBERCULOSIS; COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorFitzGerald, Ten
dc.contributor.authorLanigan, Pen
dc.contributor.authorVeale, Aen
dc.contributor.authorHickey, Men
dc.contributor.authorMolloy, Ken
dc.contributor.authorPrendiville, Pen
dc.contributor.authorDeSouza, Nen
dc.contributor.authorO’Connor, Men
dc.contributor.authorO’Reilly, Oen
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-02T15:37:11Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-02T15:37:11Zen
dc.date.issued2004-09en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/595457en
dc.descriptionDuring 2000/2001, a Community Care Area serving a population of 100,000 notified a total of 21 new cases of pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB) to the Department of Public Health. Of these 21 cases, 8 patients (38%) lived in a city suburb. This suburb of 763 publicly provided houses (population 3000) is an area of high unemployment, high levels of substance abuse and homelessness, dysfunctional interpersonal relationships and high dependency on welfare services. An Outbreak Control Team (OCT) was formed specifically to investigate possible links between the 8 cases, and to implement prevention and control measures in accordance with national and local guidelinesen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Health Departmenten
dc.subjectTUBERCULOSISen
dc.subjectCOMMUNICABLE DISEASESen
dc.titleTuberculosis: An ongoing challenge?en
dc.typeReporten
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