Aarthi PIDJ ESPID Rtsepor and Reviews PIDJ-217-892 CONTENTS EDITORIAL BOARD Editor: Delane Shingadia Pfeil and Hufnagel Board Members David Burgner (Melbourne, Cristiana Nascimento-Carvalho George Syrogiannopoulos XXX Australia) (Bahia, Brazil) (Larissa, Greece) Kow-Tong Chen (Tainan,Taiwan) Ville Peltola (Turku, Finland) Tobias Tenenbaum (Mannhein, Germany) Luisa Galli (Florence, Italy) Emmanuel Roilides (Thessaloniki, Marc Tebruegge (Southampton, UK) Steve Graham (Melbourne, Greece) Marceline Tutu van Furth (Amsterdam, Pediatr Infect Dis J Australia) Ira Shah (Mumbai, India) The Netherlands) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Hagerstown, MD Johannes Pfeil, MD* and Markus Hufnagel, MD† iolence, persecution, conflict and eco- limited health-care resources. As political been implemented in Europe. Some coun- V nomic crisis have forced an increas- crises leading to forced displacement con- tries screen for TB disease via radiography, ing number of people to become displaced. tinue in different regions of the world, an whereas other countries apply tuberculin According to the United Nations High Com- increasing number of refugees arrive in Euro- skin testing (TST) and/or interferon-gamma missioner for Refugees, 10.3 million people pean Union countries. Since 2015, European release assays. Many experts recommend were newly displaced in 2016, including Union countries have taken in over 2 million LTBI screening in all child refugees even
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