The risk and timing of tuberculosis diagnosed in smear-negative TB suspects: a 12 month cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe.


Dimairo, M; MacPherson, P; Bandason, T; Zezai, A; Munyati, SS; Butterworth, AE; Mungofa, S; Rusikaniko, S; Fielding, K; Mason, PR; Corbett, EL; (2010) The risk and timing of tuberculosis diagnosed in smear-negative TB suspects: a 12 month cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe. PLoS One, 5 (7). e11849. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0011849

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Abstract

Cases of smear-negative TB have increased dramatically in high prevalence HIV settings and pose considerable diagnostic and management challenges.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Research Centre: TB Centre
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 20676374
Web of Science ID: 280520100019
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1740

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