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Diagnostic Rule of Kumar et al for Tuberculous Meningitis in Children From a Developing Country with High Prevalence of Tuberculosis

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Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Kumar et al developed a diagnostic rule for identifying children with possible tuberculous meningitis in a developing country with a high prevelance of tuberculosis. This can help identify those patients who should have additional testing performed and for whom antituberculous therapy may be indicated. The authors are from King George's Medical College in Lucknow, India.

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