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Dynamics of Cough Frequency in Adults Undergoing Treatment for Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

07:00 EST 25th January 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Dynamics of Cough Frequency in Adults Undergoing Treatment for Pulmonary Tuberculosis."

Cough is the major determinant of tuberculosis transmission. Despite this, there is a paucity of information regarding characteristics of cough frequency throughout the day and in response to tuberculosis therapy. Here we evaluate the circadian cycle of cough; cough frequency risk factors; and the impact of appropriate treatment on cough and bacillary load.

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Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
ISSN: 1537-6591
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