Epidemiologic Trend of Smear-Positive, Smear-Negative, Extra Pulmonary and Relapse of Tuberculosis in Iran (2001-2015); A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study.

@article{ArsangJang2017EpidemiologicTO,
  title={Epidemiologic Trend of Smear-Positive, Smear-Negative, Extra Pulmonary and Relapse of Tuberculosis in Iran (2001-2015); A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study.},
  author={Shahram Arsang-Jang and Marjan Mansourian and Firouz Amani and Tohid Jafari-Koshki},
  journal={Journal of research in health sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={e00380}
}
BACKGROUND Trend analysis is an important tool to monitor epidemiological changes of disease over time to guide resource allocation. This study aimed to study incidence trends and change-points of smear positive, smear negative, extra-pulmonary and relapse of tuberculosis (TB) in Iran from 2001 to 2015. STUDY DESIGN Repeated cross-sectional study METHODS… CONTINUE READING