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Tuberculosis case finding based on symptom screening among immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Rome

Monica Sañé Schepisi1, Gina Gualano2, Claudia Fellus13, Nazario Bevilacqua2, Marco Vecchi2, Pierluca Piselli1, Giuliana Battagin2, Giulia Silvestrini4, Andrea Attanasio4, Alberto Vela5, Giorgia Rocca6, Alessandro Rinaldi6, Pietro Benedetti6, Salvatore Geraci4, Francesco Nicola Lauria2 and Enrico Girardi1*

Author Affiliations

1 Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases, IRCCS L. Spallanzani, Rome, Italy

2 Respiratory Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Clinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases, IRCCS L. Spallanzani, Rome, Italy

3 Local Health Unit AUSL RM D, Rome, Italy

4 Caritas Health Service Network, Rome, Italy

5 Local Health Unit AUSL RM H, STP Referral Centre, Nettuno (Rome), Italy

6 "Salute per i migranti forzati" - SaMiFo – Health for forced migrants, Centro Astalli - Local Health Unit AUSL RM A, Rome, Italy

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:872  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-872

Published: 22 September 2013

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Tuberculosis symptom screening questionnaire.

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