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Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB). [electronic resource] : Emerging Public Health Threats and Quarantine and Isolation.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2010.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (17 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Civil rights.
Communicable diseases.
Federal government.
Summary:
Provides background on recent international incident involving a traveler with XDR-TB, a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis, and subsequent Federal order of isolation issued by CDC under the Public Health Service Act. Addresses existing law relating to quarantine and isolation, focusing on the interaction of State and Federal laws, the public health "Do Not Board" list, and international agreements; and examines the relationship of quarantine and isolation to civil rights protections.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress.Congressional Research Service. Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB)
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Restricted for use by site license.