Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 16th, 1999
Notifications of tuberculosis in England and Wales are reported to peak in the summer season. The purpose of this study was to confirm that finding and to determine to what extent patients of Indian Subcontinent (ISC) ethnic origin contributed to the seasonality.
"The clinical presentation of the disease is presumed to occur some months following reactivation of the endogenous latent focus of tuberculosis infection," A.S. Douglas and colleagues from the United Kingdom's Birmingham Communicable...
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