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Excess mortality and risk factors for mortality among a cohort of TB patients from rural south India.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Publication Date
Volume
12
Issue
1
Pages
81–86
Identifiers
PMID: 18173882
Source
Medline
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Abstract

TB is one of the main causes of mortality in the younger age group. Among TB patients, the major risk factors for mortality are old age (>or=45 years) and incomplete treatment.

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