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Tuberculous meningitis: reducing the burden of disease by improving diagnosis and treatment

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Notwithstanding available diagnosis and treatment, tuberculosis (TB) is the most persistent pandemic known to modern man. Of all forms of tuberculosis, tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most lethal. The true burden of disease is unknown, but of the people who reach treatment facilities, approximately 30% die, despite therapy. The onset of disease is insidious and diagnosis is often only made after neurological compromise, a factor associated with increased mortality. Diagnosis is fur...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford
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2017-08-14

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