Recommendations for the screening for infectious diseases, mental health, and female genital mutilation in immigrant patients seen in Primary Care.

[Recommendations for the screening for infectious diseases, mental health, and female genital mutilation in immigrant patients seen in Primary Care]. Aten Primaria. 2019 Apr 24;: Authors: Sequeira-Aymar E, diLollo X, Osorio-Lopez Y, Gonçalves AQ, Subirà C, Requena-Méndez A Abstract Immigrant health status may be improved if certain health conditions are identified early through the implementation of a screening program. This document presents the recommendations resulting from the Screening in immigrant population project (CRIBMI) aimed at implementing a screening program for infectious diseases (HIV, HBV, HCV, tuberculosis, strongyloidiasis, schistosomiasis and Chagas disease), as well as female genital mutilation and mental health (MH) in migrant population at Primary Care level. Screening recommendations were based on: coming from an endemic country for strongyloidiasis, schistosomiasis, and Chagas diseases; on a threshold level of prevalence for HIV (> 1%), HBV (> 2%), and HCV (> 2%), and on incidence (> 50 cases/100,000-inhabitants) for active tuberculosis in immigrants with
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