Additional TB Screening, Treatment Needed For Patients In Tertiary Care Facilities, Study Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Study says health care shortcomings leave tuberculosis undiagnosed, untreated
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses a study published in The Lancet Global Health in which researchers examined tuberculosis burden among inpatients who had died in health care facilities in Zambia. The researchers conclude additional screening for TB and drug-resistant TB is necessary for patients in a tertiary care referral center (4/20).