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Childhood and adolescent tuberculosis in northern Taiwan: an institutional experience during 1994-1999.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11529547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Extrathoracic TB was more common in children below 5 y of age than their adolescent counterparts, and chiefly involved the peripheral long bones. The potential drug resistance of M. tuberculosis in childhood and adolescent TB did not appear to have been a major problem in northern Taiwan before the year 2000.
K S Wong; C H Chiu; Y C Huang; T Y Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-31     Completed Date:  2002-01-03     Revised Date:  2014-07-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  943-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy / methods
Child, Preschool
Mycobacterium tuberculosis / isolation & purification
Retrospective Studies
Skin Tests / methods
Taiwan / epidemiology
Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  microbiology
Tuberculosis, Osteoarticular / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  microbiology
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  microbiology

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