Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 5th, 2006
According to recent research from South Africa, "Children contribute a substantial proportion of the global tuberculosis (TB) caseload, particularly in endemic areas, where little is known about their spectrum of disease." A study was conducted to "document the complete disease spectrum, with relevant age- and HIV-related differences, in children treated for TB in a highly endemic community."
"A prospective descriptive study was conducted from February 2003 to October 2004 at five primary health care clinics in Cape Town, South Africa, including all children (<13...
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