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Title: Controlling tuberculosis: we can't do it if we don't find the cases
Authors: Enarson, D.A.
Issue Date: 2003
Language: English
Abstract: The current international strategy for the control of tuberculosis emphasizes two different targets: a high success rate for the treatment of tuberculosis cases with an emphasis on positive sputum smear cases and a high case detection rate. Recent analyses indicate that while progress is being made towards successful treatment, targets for case-finding are not being achieved
Description: 509-517
Keywords: Bias [Epidemiology]
Communicable Disease Control
Health Policy
Politics
Population Surveillance
Prevalence
Reproducibility of Results
Contact Tracing
Subject: Tuberculosis
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119302
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0904/9_4_2003_509_517.pdf
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