Multicentric analysis of childhood tuberculosis in Turkey


PEKCAN S., ASLAN A. T. , Kiper N., Uysal G., Gurkan F., Patiroglu T., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.55, no.2, pp.121-129, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-129
  • Keywords: childhood tuberculosis, Turkey, tuberculin skin test, directly observed treatment, PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS, MYCOBACTERIUM-TUBERCULOSIS, PEDIATRIC TUBERCULOSIS, CHILDREN, DIAGNOSIS, INFECTION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFANTS, CITY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Only a few series of pediatric tuberculosis (TB) have been reported in the last 20 years. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical, radiological, microbiological, and treatment characteristics of childhood TB.