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Community-based testing of migrants for infectious diseases (COMBAT-ID): impact, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of identifying infectious diseases among migrants in primary care: protocol for an interrupted time-series, qualitative and health economic analysis

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BACKGROUND: Migration is a major global driver of population change. Certain migrants may be at increased risk of infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and have poorer outcomes. Early diagnosis and management of these infections can reduce morbidity, mortality and onward transmission and is supported by national guidelines. To date, screening initiatives have been sporadic and focused on individual diseases; systematic routine ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029188

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5962-4238
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0000-0003-1521-9964
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Article number:
e029188
Publication date:
2019-03-07
Acceptance date:
2019-01-28
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
30850420
Source identifiers:
981490
Language:
English
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pubs:981490
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uuid:385c1946-c451-49b6-bd66-0340f2fb519a
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pubs:981490
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2019-04-05

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