Factors associated with patient, and diagnostic delays in Chinese TB patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:156 (2 July 2013)
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Delays in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in China are a major barrier to effective management; a meta-analysis finds these delays are mediated by individual and health system factors, suggesting interventions to raise TB awareness will be useful.