Published in Health Risk Factor Week, May 8th, 2007
Study 1: Data detailed in "Agreement between clinical scoring systems used for the diagnosis of pediatric tuberculosis in the HIV era" have been presented. "Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis (TB) remains a challenge, especially in high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence areas. Retrospective study of TB cases registered at a pediatric hospital over a 1-year period in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo," scientists in the United States report.
"Data were used to calculate scores for eight diagnostic scoring systems. Correlations between scores, agreement among...
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