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Sensitive and feasible specimen collection and testing strategies for diagnosing tuberculosis in young children

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Importance Criterion-standard specimens for tuberculosis diagnosis in young children, gastric aspirate (GA) and induced sputum, are invasive and rarely collected in resource-limited settings. A far less invasive approach to tuberculosis diagnostic testing in children younger than 5 years as sensitive as current reference standards is important to identify.

ObjectiveTo characterize the sensitivity of preferably minimally invasive specimen and assay ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Volume:
175
Issue:
5
Pages:
e206069
Series:
JAMA Pediatrics
Publication date:
2021-02-22
DOI:
EISSN:
2168-6211
ISSN:
2168-6203
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1110065
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pubs:1110065
Deposit date:
2020-06-07

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