Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 20th, 2008
"Several models of latent class analysis were tested. Cumulative numbers of cases were plotted against different cut-offs for post-test probability. In a cohort of 232 patients the prevalence of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) was estimated at 79.8% (95% CI. 67,0-88,1); probabilities above 80% were reached in 73% of patients. Lowering this threshold from 80% to 20%...
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