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Clinical presentations, diagnosis, mortality and prognostic markers of tuberculous meningitis in Vietnamese children: a prospective descriptive study

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Background: Tuberculous meningitis in adults is well characterized in Vietnam, but there are no data on the disease in children. We present a prospective descriptive study of Vietnamese children with TBM to define the presentation, course and characteristics associated with poor outcome. Methods: A prospective descriptive study of 100 consecutively admitted children with TBM at Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City. Cox and logistic regression were... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-016-1923-2

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Day, J
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 573
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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ISSN:
1471-2334
Pubs id:
pubs:648525
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uri:ef826f39-27ce-4161-bae4-d169ccecee2c
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uuid:ef826f39-27ce-4161-bae4-d169ccecee2c
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pubs:648525
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1

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