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Tuberculosis Information for Adoption from Asia

Although tuberculosis infection is not common among children adopted from Asia, tuberculosis is more prevalent in Asia than in many other parts of the world. This section includes information for parents adopting from: Vietnam, China, Korea, Thailand, and Cambodia. Parents adopting from other countries may find it useful as well.


Overview of Tuberculosis for Travelers. By Dr. Mark Wise

Infectious Disease and the Internationally Adopted Child. By Dr. Jerri Ann Jenista

Internet Resources

Tuberculosis - A Large List of Annotated Resources

International Adoption and TB - Quotes and Resources

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