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Prevalance and associated risk factors of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in adult( 18years and above) HIV positive patients registered at Mpilo OI clinic
Objectives: To determine prevalence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and associated risk factors among adult (=18 years) HIV positive patients registered at Mpilo Opportunistic Infection (OI) clinic. To ...
Relationship between knowledge and self-care practices regarding tuberculosis treatment among clients aged 20 – 40 years at Beatrice Road Infectious Hospital outpatient clinic
Tuberculosis is a worldwide public health problem with a continued increase in both morbidity and mortality. It has been compounded by HIV/AIDS pandermic. Tuberculosis is widely known to affect the most economically active ...
Survival and risk factors for mortality among HIV/Tuberculosis co-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in a resource limited setting
Background: Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infection and most frequent cause of mortality among HIV-infected persons in resource constrained settings and the number of patients with co-infection continues ...
Prevalence of post-tuberculosis airflow obstruction in patients who have completed pulmonary tuberculosis treatment at two infectious disease hospitals in Zimbabwe
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of death worldwide. About two thirds of patients develop impaired pulmonary function after completion of pulmonary TB treatment. It seems a high proportion of TB deaths are due to post-TB ...
Factors associated with occurrence of multi drug resistant tuberculosis in a Harare city, 2015
Introduction: Multi drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a form of tuberculosis (TB) caused by bacilli resistant to Isoniazid and Rifampicin. Rifampicin and Isoniazid are the two most important first line anti TB ...