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Associations between selected immune-mediated diseases and tuberculosis: record-linkage studies

Sreeram V Ramagopalan12, Raph Goldacre3, Andrew Skingsley4, Chris Conlon5 and Michael J Goldacre3*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK

2 Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, 4 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK

3 Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK

4 Imperial College Medical School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK

5 Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Oxford University NHS Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:97  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-97

Published: 4 April 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Shows data analysis results for the rate ratios of primary diagnosis of tuberculosis following selected immune-mediated diseases (IMD) in England, 1999 to 2011. Table S2. Shows the data analysis results for the rate ratios of immune-mediated disease following a principal diagnosis of tuberculosis in England, 1999 to 2011.

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