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Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Tuberculosis in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Pepperell, Caitlin
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this research project is to identify patterns of spread of tuberculosis (TB) in the Northwest Territories and trace the evolution of mycobacterium (M.) tuberculosis in this region. Laboratory isolates of M. tuberculosis will be retrieved from the Alberta Provincial Laboratory and epidemiology data will be retrieved from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer for the Gove...

Risk factors associated with a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in a Canadian Northern population
Principal Investigator: Schreiber, Yoko S
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #952. The purpose of this study is to determine the risk factors associated with the high rate of TB transmission and incidence leading to the 1997 TB outbreak. This study will examine issues with delay in diagnosis and contact tracing, as well as identifying environmental, behavioural and innate risk factors associated with ...