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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

Active Tuberculosis among Homeless Persons, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998–2007

Kamran KhanComments to Author , Elizabeth Rea, Cameron McDermaid, Rebecca Stuart, Catharine Chambers, Jun Wang, Angie Chan, Michael Gardam, Frances B. Jamieson, Jae Yang, and Stephen W. Hwang
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (K. Khan, C. Chambers, J. Wang, A. Chan, J. Yang, S.W. Hwang); University of Toronto, Toronto (K. Khan, E. Rea, M. Gardam, F. Jamieson, S.W. Hwang); Toronto Public Health, Toronto (E. Rea, R. Stuart); City of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (C. McDermaid); University Health Network, Toronto (M. Gardam); Ontario Agency for Health Promotion and Protection, Toronto (F. Jamieson)

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Table 1

Country of origin for 28 foreign-born homeless persons with tuberculosis, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998–2007

Country No.
Burundi 1
Chile 1
China* 1
Costa Rica 1
Ethiopia* 2
Germany 1
Guyana 2
India* 2
Iraq 1
Ireland 2
Nepal 1
Nigeria* 1
Philippines* 1
Poland 1
Somalia 2
Tanzania* 1
Tibet 1
Turkey 1
Uganda* 2
United Kingdom 1
Yemen 1
Former Yugoslavia 1
Zimbabwe* 2

*1 of 22 countries that account for 80% of all new of tuberculosis cases annually (high-burden countries).

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