Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 20th, 2005
"The development and evaluation of a new chest radiograph reading and recording system (CRRS) for community surveys of tuberculosis (TB) and lung disease.
"An experienced pulmonologist read 2608 chest X-rays (CXRs) performed as part of a TB prevalence survey using the newly developed CRRS," researchers in South Africa report.
"The kappa (K) for inter-reader agreement was calculated after a second reader reported on a stratified random sample of 810 (31%) of the 2608 CXRs. The kappa for intrareader agreement was...
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