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The global burden of tuberculosis: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

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Background An understanding of the trends in tuberculosis incidence, prevalence, and mortality is crucial to tracking of the success of tuberculosis control programmes and identification of remaining challenges. We assessed trends in the fatal and non-fatal burden of tuberculosis over the past 25 years for 195 countries and territories. Methods We analysed 10 691 site-years of vital registration data, 768 site-years of verbal autopsy data, and 361 site-yea... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30703-X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
261-284
Publication date:
2017-12-07
Acceptance date:
2017-09-06
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ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:810343
URN:
uri:d3e4a555-104d-4899-a737-853def0d6912
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uuid:d3e4a555-104d-4899-a737-853def0d6912
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pubs:810343

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