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Factors influencing active tuberculosis case finding policy development and implementation: a scoping review

Biermann, Olivia; Lonnroth, Knut; Caws, Maxine; Viney, Kerri


Objective To explore antecedents, components and influencing factors on active case-finding (ACF) policy development and implementation. Design Scoping review, searching MEDLINE, Web of Science, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the World Health Organization (WHO) Library from January 1968 to January 2018. We excluded studies focusing on latent tuberculosis (TB) infection, passive case-finding, childhood TB and studies about effectiveness, yield, accuracy and impact without...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031284
Access Rights: Open Access


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