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Completeness of TB notification in Portugal, 2015: an inventory and capture-recapture study

C. Carvalho, S. Alba, R. Harris, I. Abubakar, R. Van Hest, A. M. Correia, G. Gonçalves, R. Duarte

Despite the steady decline in the last few decades, Portugal remains the Western European country with the highest TB notification rates. The aim of this study was to estimate the completeness of notification to the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) Surveillance System (SVIG-TB) in 2015.