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    Incidence and prevalance???

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    If a person with disease enters in usa E.g T.b what will happen to incidence and prevalence?

    HY question was a pt from india came to usa had ppd test with induration of 10 and then it reduced to 5 what will happen to incidence and prevalance?
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    Not interesting hmmmm.....no body replied.

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    a new case= incidence will go up.

    old cases+ new cases= prevalence, so prevalence will go up
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