Annual frequency and distribution of tuberculosis resistance in the public health laboratory network of Pará State, Brazil
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2012)
This study described the frequency and variety of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases in Pará State, Brazil. In order to record the epidemiology and spacial distribution of the disease, antimicrobial susceptibility ...
Análise espaço-temporal da incidência de tuberculose na atenção primária
(Fundação Santa Casa de Misericórdia do Pará, 2017)
Objetivo: Analisar a distribuição espacial das incidências de Tuberculose (TB) nas áreas adscritas de uma Unidade de Saúde da Família, no município de Belém-PA, no período de 2010 a 2015. Método: Estudo ecológico descritivo ...
Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Pará, Brazil, reveals a higher frequency of ancestral strains than previously reported in South America
There is only scarce information available on genotypic diversity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) clinical isolates circulating in the Northern part of Brazil, a relatively neglected region regarding ...
A clinical-epidemiological and geospatial study of tuberculosis in a neglected area in the amazonian region highlights the urgent need for control measures
Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious communicable disease, which despite global efforts, still needs special attention in regions with difficult access. This study aims to describe the spatial and epidemiological ...
Spatial analysis studies of endemic diseases for health surveillance: application of scan statistics for surveillance of tuberculosis among residents of a metropolitan municipality aged 60 years and above
Health surveillance aims to monitor adverse health events, and to set disease prevention and control goals, especially for communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis (TB).Older people have a higher risk of TB, due to their ...