Urine lipoarabinomannan testing for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children: a prospective study

Background: Urine tests for mycobacterial lipoarabinomannan might be useful for point-of-care diagnosis of tuberculosis in adults with advanced HIV infection, but have not been assessed in children. We assessed the accuracy of urine lipoarabinomannan testing for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculo...

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Main Authors: Prof. Mark P Nicol, PhD, Veronica Allen, MSc, Lesley Workman, MPH, Washiefa Isaacs, MSc, Jacinta Munro, Sandra Pienaar, MSc, Faye Black, MBBCh, Layla Adonis, MSc, Widaad Zemanay, PhD, Yonas Ghebrekristos, BSc, Prof. Heather J Zar, PhD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2014-05-01
Series:The Lancet Global Health
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214109X14701950