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Completeness of TB notification: inventory studies and capture-recapture analyses, six European Union countries, 2014 to 2016

M Staetemans, M. L Bakker, S Alba, E.J.J. Rood, C Mergenthaler, P.H. Andersen, H Schimmel, A Simunovic, P Svetina, C Carvalho, O Lyytikäinen, I Abubakar, R. J Harris, C Ködmön, M.J. van der Werf, R van Hest

Assessing the completeness of TB notification to determine whether national data truly reflects the real TB situation in selected EU Member states.

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