TITLE

A model was sensitive but not specific for screening for tuberculosis in contact patients

AUTHOR(S)
Menzies, Dick
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/21/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study related to the evaluation of a model for efficient screening of tuberculosis (TB) contact subjects. The study was conducted by researchers K. Aissa, F. Madhi and N. Ronsin. They found that the screening model had high sensitivity but low specificity for detecting TB infections.
ACCESSION #
35395833

 

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