The Pediatric Perspective: A Comment on “Tuberculosis Screening of Ukrainian Refugees in Portugal”

Authors

  • Marta Barros Department of Pediatrics. Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho, EPE. Vila Nova de Gaia.
  • Margarida Sousa Centro de Diagnóstico Pneumológico de Vila Nova de Gaia. Vila Nova de Gaia.
  • Luciana Barbosa Department of Pediatrics. Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho, EPE. Vila Nova de Gaia; Centro de Diagnóstico Pneumológico de Vila Nova de Gaia. Vila Nova de Gaia.
  • Isabel Carvalho Department of Pediatrics. Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho, EPE. Vila Nova de Gaia; Centro de Diagnóstico Pneumológico de Vila Nova de Gaia. Vila Nova de Gaia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.20377

Keywords:

Child, Mass Screening, Portugal, Refugees, Tuberculosis/epidemiology, Ukraine

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References

Ferro R, Vieira M, Duarte R. Tuberculosis screening of Ukrainian refugees in Portugal. Acta Med Port. 2023;36:535-6. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19720

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control/World Health Organization Europe. Testing for tuberculosis infection and screening for tuberculosis disease among refugees arriving in European countries from Ukraine. Solna: ECDC; 2022.

World Health Organization. Bacillus Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination coverage. [cited 2023 Sep 23]. Available from: https://immunizationdata.who.int/pages/coverage/BCG.html?CODE=Global&YEAR=.

Direção-Geral da Saúde. Estratégia de vacinação contra a tuberculose com a vacina BCG. Norma n.º 006/2016. DGS: Lisboa; 2023.

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Published

2023-12-04

How to Cite

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Barros M, Sousa M, Barbosa L, Carvalho I. The Pediatric Perspective: A Comment on “Tuberculosis Screening of Ukrainian Refugees in Portugal”. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 4 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];36(12):852-3. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/20377

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