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Inner city tuberculosis and immunisation policy.
  1. D B Cundall,
  2. S B Pearson
  1. Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, St James's University Hospital, Leeds.


    Asian children, excluding recently arrived immigrants, had a similar incidence of tuberculosis to white children in Leeds from 1982-6. Children living in the urban priority area were 2.6 times more likely to develop tuberculosis than those living elsewhere. Selection for infant BCG immunisation should not depend on ethnic group alone.

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