A prospective validation of a Clinical Algorithm to detect Tuberculosis in child contacts
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Over 60% of pediatric tuberculosis cases are undetected by healthcare services in low-income settings (1). Untreated children with tuberculosis have fatality rates of .20%, reaching above 40% in children ,5 years old (2). Specific, effective, and validated interventions to increase case detection in children are urgently needed.
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