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Impact of Xpert MTB/RIF Testing on Tuberculosis Management and Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients in Uganda

  • Christina Yoon equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christina Yoon, Adithya Cattamanchi

    Affiliation: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Adithya Cattamanchi equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christina Yoon, Adithya Cattamanchi

    acattamanchi@medsfgh.ucsf.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • J. Lucian Davis,

    Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • William Worodria,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Uganda Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Saskia den Boon,

    Affiliation: Makerere University-University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Nelson Kalema,

    Affiliation: Makerere University-University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Winceslaus Katagira,

    Affiliation: Makerere University-University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Sylvia Kaswabuli,

    Affiliation: Makerere University-University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Cecily Miller,

    Affiliation: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Alfred Andama,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Heidi Albert,

    Affiliation: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Pamela Nabeta,

    Affiliation: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Christen Gray,

    Affiliation: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Irene Ayakaka,

    Affiliation: Makerere University-University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Laurence Huang

    Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, HIV/AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: November 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048599

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