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Commercial Serological Tests for the Diagnosis of Active Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  • Karen R. Steingart,

    Affiliation: Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Laura L. Flores,

    Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Nandini Dendukuri,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University & Montreal, Chest Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Ian Schiller,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University & Montreal, Chest Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Suman Laal,

    Affiliations: Department of Pathology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Andrew Ramsay,

    Affiliation: UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Philip C. Hopewell,

    Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Madhukar Pai mail

    madhukar.pai@mcgill.ca

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University & Montreal, Chest Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: August 09, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001062

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