Estimating tuberculosis case mortality in England and Wales, 2001-2002.

@article{Crofts2008EstimatingTC,
  title={Estimating tuberculosis case mortality in England and Wales, 2001-2002.},
  author={Jonathan Crofts and Richard Pebody and Althea Grant and John Martin Watson and Ibrahim Abubakar},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={308-13}
}
SETTING England and Wales, 2001-2002. OBJECTIVE To obtain a more accurate estimate of tuberculosis (TB) case fatality within 12 months of starting treatment or notification among TB cases reported to the national surveillance system. METHODS Records of deaths for all TB cases reported to the national surveillance system were identified using linkage to two other sources of mortality information: the National Health Service (NHS) central register and death registrations from the Office for… CONTINUE READING

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