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A spatial analysis of TB cases and abnormal X-rays detected through active case-finding in Karachi, Pakistan

Authors
Christina Mergenthaler, Syed M. A. Zaidi, Wafa Z. Jamal, Kiran S. Azeemi, Nick Van Den Berge, Jacob Creswell, Aamir Khan, Saira Khowaja, Shifa S. Habib
Publication year
2023

Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of avoidable deaths from an infectious disease globally and a large of number of people who develop TB each year remain undiagnosed. Active case-finding has been recommended by the World Health Organization to bridge the case-detection gap for TB in high burden countries.

Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of avoidable deaths from an infectious disease globally and a large of number of people who develop TB each year remain undiagnosed. Active case-finding has been recommended by the World Health Organization to bridge the case-detection gap for TB in high burden countries.

A spatial analysis of TB cases and abnormal X-rays detected through active case-finding in Karachi, Pakistan