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Review on Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Occupational Hazards and Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Elderly: A Guide for General Physicians Working in the Health Network Setting, Khuzestan, Iran

Seyed Mohammad Alavi 1 , * and Leila Alavi 2
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1 Medical College, Infectious Diseases department, Jundishapur Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Food and Drug deputy of Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: July 01, 2013, 6 (5); e6677
  • Published Online: July 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: June 6, 2012
  • Revised: July 20, 2012
  • Accepted: August 8, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.6677

To Cite: Alavi S M, Alavi L. Review on Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Occupational Hazards and Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Elderly: A Guide for General Physicians Working in the Health Network Setting, Khuzestan, Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(5):e6677. doi: 10.5812/jjm.6677.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Search Strategy
4. Elderly and its Trend in the World and in Iran
5. Primary Health Center
6. Ageing and Infectious Diseases
7. Epidemiology
8. Risk Factors
9. Microbiology
10. Tuberculin Skin Test
11. Clinical Manifestation
12. Diagnosis
14. Transmission of Tuberculosis in Health Care Workers
15. Treatment
16. Preventive Measures in Health Care Units
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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