Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 12th, 1999
Researchers from New York's Columbia University suggest that the difficulty identifying tuberculosis in children may lead to erroneous diagnoses.
Natalie Neu and colleagues found that polymerase chain reaction testing had only limited use in diagnosing tuberculosis in the gastric aspirates of children, but that computed technology scanning was useful.
"Our findings in this small sample would suggest that the CDC clinical case definition should be modified...
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