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Table 5 Point of screening

From: A comparative examination of tuberculosis immigration medical screening programs from selected countries with high immigration and low tuberculosis incidence rates

Country Immigrants Refugees/Asylum seekers
  Country of origin On arrival After arrival Country of origin On arrival After arrival
United States + -- + + -- +
Germany -- -- -- -- -- +
France + -- + -- -- +
Canada + -- -- + -- +
United Kingdom + +   +  
Australia + -- -- + -- +
Israel +* -- -- -- -- --
Jordan +† -- + -- -- +
Additional Countries
Norway -- + + -- + --
New Zealand + -- + + - +
Sweden -- -- + -- -- +
Switzerland -- -- -- -- + --
Netherlands -- -- + -- -- +
  1. + = YES and -- = NO
  2. * Ethiopia is the only country where Israel is performing CXRs and TST (1st step) for screening in the country of origin
  3. †Jordan does screen applicants from Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Philippines abroad
  4. ¥ For programme refugees