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High burden of childhood tuberculosis in migrants: a retrospective cohort study from the Thailand-Myanmar border

Abstract:
Background
Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children but epidemiological data are scarce, particularly for hard-to-reach populations. We aimed to identify the risk factors for unsuccessful outcome and TB mortality in migrant children at a supportive residential TB programme on the Thailand–Myanmar border.
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We conducted retrospective analysis of routine programmatic data for children (aged ≤ 15 years old) w... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12879-022-07569-y

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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Article number:
608
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-07-11
Acceptance date:
2022-06-10
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EISSN:
1471-2334
Pmid:
35818023
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1269595
Local pid:
pubs:1269595
Deposit date:
2023-01-09

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