Mortality of patients hospitalized for active tuberculosis in Israel.

@article{Lubart2007MortalityOP,
  title={Mortality of patients hospitalized for active tuberculosis in Israel.},
  author={Emily N Lubart and Moshe Lidgi and Arthur Leibovitz and Catherine Rabinovitz and Refael Segal},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={870-3}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary tuberculosis continues to cause of mortality, particularly in developing countries. Despite modern anti-TB treatment, the elderly and immigrants from TB-endemic countries are at risk. Multidrug resistance has yet to be resolved.. OBJECTIVES To determine the mortality rate and predictors of mortality among patients hospitalized with TB in Israel. METHODS We evaluated the medical records of 461 patients with active pulmonary TB who were hospitalized in the respiratory… CONTINUE READING
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