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A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Transverse Myelitis using Administrative or Claims Data

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    Health Outcome(s)
    transverse myelitis

    This article describes a systematic review to identify algorithms to detect transverse myelitis using administrative data sources and to describe the performance characteristics of these algorithms as reported by the studies in which they were used.


    S. Elizabeth Williams MD, Ryan Carnahan PharmD, MS, BCPP, Shanthi Krishnaswami MMS, Melissa L. McPheeters PhD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    S. Elizabeth Williams, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, CCC-5323 MCN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Avenue S., CCC 5326 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232-2573 USA. Email: