Assessment of airway compression on chest radiographs in children with pulmonary tuberculosis

Study rationale: Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in children relies heavily on chest radiography as sputum samples are difficult to obtain and only yield positive results in 30-74% of children treated for PTB. However, radiological signs between lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) an...

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Main Author: Richter-Joubert, Lisel
Format: Dissertation
Published: University of Cape Town 2019
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