Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 20th, 1996
TB rates among U.S.-born persons declined for all age groups, with the largest decline reported among persons between the ages of 25 and 44 years. In contrast, TB rates among foreign-born persons increased from 31.9 percent in 1994 to 35.7 percent in 1995.
CDC officials attribute this decline to several factors including improved laboratory methods of...
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