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Diagnosing tuberculosis among 609 adolescents (aged 12-18 years) with symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis at the Palamaner diagnostic Centre, South India Uppada, Dharma Rao (The University of Bergen, 2012-04-18)Background: Tuberculosis (TB) accounts for 1.7 million deaths, according to the recent WHO report. India alone accounts for one fifth (21%) of all the TB cases globally. Mycobacterial pathogens are classified into Typical ...Master thesis
The tuberculin skin test in school going adolescents in South India: associations of socio-demographic and clinical characteristics with TST positivity and non-response Uppada, Dharma Rao; Selvam, Sumithra; Jesuraj, Nelson; Bennett, Sean; Verver, Suzanne; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Vaz, Mario; TB Trials Study Group (BioMed Central, 2014-11-18)Background: India has generally used 1 TU purified protein derivative (PPD) as opposed to 2 TU PPD globally, limiting comparisons. It is important to assess latent TB infection in adolescents given that they may be a target ...Journal article