An incremental cost-effectiveness analysis of the first, second and third sputum examination in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis

Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare the incremental cost-effectiveness of examining serial sputum smears for screening suspects for pulmonary tuberculosis at a rural district hospital in Zambia.

Citation

Walker, D.; McNerney, R.; Kimankinda Mwembo, M.; Foster, S.; Tihon, V.; Godfrey-Faussett, P. An incremental cost-effectiveness analysis of the first, second and third sputum examination in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (2000) 4 (3) 246-251.

An incremental cost-effectiveness analysis of the first, second and third sputum examination in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis

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