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Interventions for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: July 2, 2019
Project Number: RA1044-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of interventions used for the diagnosis of tuberculosis?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the diagnosis of tuberculosis?

Key Message

One health technology assessment and fourteen systematic reviews (twelve with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of interventions used to diagnose tuberculosis. In addition, seven evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the diagnosis of tuberculosis.