Xpert MTB/RIF assay did not improve diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among child contacts in Rwanda
Francine Mwayuma Birungi, Brian van Wyk, Jeannine Uwimana, Joseph Ntaganira, Stephen Michael Graham
PAN AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL | AFRICAN FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGY NETWORK-AFENET | Published : 2018
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to study participants and their parents or caregivers, TB diagnostic laboratory staff, TB focal points, head of PHCs, Community health workers and data enumerators involved in this study. We thank also Jino Bahemuka and Mary Nellima Ondiaka for editing the manuscript. We also thank the Swedish International Development + Agency (Sida) that funded this study through University of Rwanda Coordination office of Research Activities (UR-CRA). We declare that the funder has no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, preparation of the manuscript and decision to publish.