New optimism to the use of clinical scoring systems for the diagnosis of child tuberculosis - even among HIV co-infected.

@article{Holm2017NewOT,
  title={New optimism to the use of clinical scoring systems for the diagnosis of child tuberculosis - even among HIV co-infected.},
  author={Mette Skov Holm and Christian Wejse},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={59},
  pages={148-149}
}
The global burden of tuberculosis (TB) is high. This disease is among the top 10 causes of death globally and is currently the infectious disease with the highest mortality. Clinical scoring systems have been shown to be useful in grading disease severity, as well as in case-finding among adults. There is a significant burden of disease in children in areas… CONTINUE READING