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Tuberculosis in Asians
  1. J. A. Innes


    The incidence of tuberculosis among Asian immigrants in the United Kingdom greatly exceeds that in the white population. There are differences in the age-and sex-distribution of cases and in the frequency of of the disease at various sites, non-respiratory disease being disproportionately common. These differences are described and the need for more vigorous application of case finding and preventive measures is discussed.

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