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Risk Factors of Maartens et al for Predicting Mortality in a Patient with Miliary Tuberculosis

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Miliary tuberculosis is a serious disease with a high mortality rate. Identification of patients at high risk for mortality can help guide more aggressive therapy. Early initiation of therapy once the diagnosis is suspected is important to ensure survival. The authors are from Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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