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Research Article

Validation of an Automated Cough Detection Algorithm for Tracking Recovery of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

  • Sandra Larson,

    Affiliation: College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Germán Comina,

    Affiliation: Laboratorio de Ingeniería Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Rimac, Lima, Perú

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  • Robert H. Gilman,

    Affiliation: Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Brian H. Tracey mail,

    btracey@eecs.tufts.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Marjory Bravard,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • José W. López

    Affiliation: Unidad de Epidemiología, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046229

About the Authors

Sandra Larson
College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
Germán Comina
Laboratorio de Ingeniería Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Rimac, Lima, Perú
Robert H. Gilman
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Brian H. Tracey
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
Marjory Bravard
Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
José W. López
Unidad de Epidemiología, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú

Corresponding Author

Email: btracey@eecs.tufts.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MB RHG JL. Performed the experiments: MB JL SL. Analyzed the data: SL GC BT JL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BT GC. Wrote the paper: SL BT GC MB RHG JL.