Joe Neel http://wuis.org en Screening Immigrants For TB Pays Dividends In U.S. http://wuis.org/post/screening-immigrants-tb-pays-dividends-us Hundreds of people with tuberculosis wishing to come to the U.S. have been stopped before they reached U.S. borders, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Physicians overseas picked up more than 1,100 cases in prospective immigrants and refugees prior to their arrival in the U.S. The cases include 14 people with multidrug-resistant TB, the CDC says.<p>The agency credits beefed up recommendations for pre-travel screening that require newer, more sensitive sputum-culture tests. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joe Neel 21268 at http://wuis.org Screening Immigrants For TB Pays Dividends In U.S.