Evidence-based diagnosis of tuberculosis: Resources for the medical microbiologist

Minion, J.; Pai, M.
January 2010
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
The article presents the authors' comments on the evidence-based diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). They state that TB diagnosis and treatment needs to be evidence based and policies and guidelines on TB must take into account the best evidence that is available. The authors discuss the role of New Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG) of the Stop TB Partnership (STP), which was established in 1998 with the aim of eliminating TB as a public health problem.


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