The number of privately treated tuberculosis cases in India: an estimation from drug sales data

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BACKGROUND Understanding the amount of tuberculosis managed by the private sector in India is crucial to understanding the true burden of the disease in the country, and thus globally. In the absence of quality surveillance data on privately treated patients, commercial drug sales data offer an empirical foundation for disease burden estimation. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30259-6

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@inproceedings{Arinaminpathy2016TheNO, title={The number of privately treated tuberculosis cases in India: an estimation from drug sales data}, author={Nimalan Arinaminpathy and Deepak Batra and Sunil D. Khaparde and Thongsuanmung Vualnam and Nilesh Maheshwari and Lokesh Sharma and Sreenivas Achuthan Nair and Puneet Dewan}, booktitle={The Lancet. Infectious diseases}, year={2016} }