TITLE

High caseload of childhood tuberculosis in hospitals on Java Island, Indonesia: a cross sectional study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p784
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a cross sectional study conducted on large number of childhood tuberculosis (TB) cases in hospitals on Java Island, Indonesia. It examines the caseload and types of childhood TB in the 0-4 and 5-14 year age groups diagnosed in Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse (DOTS) hospitals. It concludes that an international guidance on childhood TB recording and reporting and improved diagnostics and standardized classification is required.
ACCESSION #
67071002

 

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