Diagnostic Delay among Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a High Gross Domestic Product Per Capita Country: Reasons and Magnitude of the Problem

Ibrahim W. H., Alousi F. H., Al-Khal A., Bener A., AlSalman A., Aamer A., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, vol.7, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Background: To determine the mean and median delays in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) diagnosis among adults in one of the world's highest gross domestic product per capita countries and identify patient and health system-related reasons for these delays.