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Treatment seeking behaviour of smear-positive tuberculosis patients diagnosed in Burkina Faso.
SETTING Yalgado Ouedraogo University Health Centre and National Tuberculosis Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. OBJECTIVE To identify causes and circumstances leading to delays in the diagnosis ofExpand
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PCR-based detection of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in urine of HIV-infected and uninfected pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis patients in Burkina Faso.
To evaluate a one-tube nested PCR-based analysis of urine for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, a prospective analysis ofExpand
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Treatment outcome with a short multidrug-resistant tuberculosis regimen in nine African countries.
SETTING Nine countries in West and Central Africa. OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes and adverse drug events of a standardised 9-month treatment regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)Expand
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Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Burkina Faso
Because data from countries in Africa are limited, we measured the proportion of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) cases among TB patients in Burkina Faso for whom retreatment wasExpand
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High incidence of sputum smear negative tuberculosis during HAART in Burkina Faso
To the Editors: Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infection is a public health priority in sub-Saharan Africa, where TB is the leading cause of death among HIV infected patients and the firstExpand
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[Factors associated with the occurrence of acute respiratory distress and death in patients with COVID-19 in Burkina Faso].
INTRODUCTION The development of acute respiratory distress syndrome indicates a serious form of COVID-19. Although there have been several studies on the prognostic factors of its severe form, noExpand
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[Primary pulmonary myxoid liposarcoma discovered fortuitously].
We report a fortuitous discovery of primary pulmonary myxoid liposarcoma in an HIV-positive patient. Primary pulmonary localizations are uncommon. Generally, pulmonary localizations are metastatic.Expand
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Molecular detection of rifampin and isoniazid resistance to guide chronic TB patient management in Burkina Faso
BackgroundDrug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is considered a real threat to the achievement of TB control. Testing of mycobacterial culture and testing of drug susceptibility (DST) capacity areExpand
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[Active tuberculosis in a patient with Hodgkin's disease. A case report].
We report a case of active tuberculosis in a patient with Hodgkin's disease. The two diagnoses were established simultaneously at the Respiratory Disease Unit of the Yalgado National Hospital,Expand
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Failing a re-treatment regimen does not predict MDR/XDR tuberculosis: is “blind” treatment dangerous?
To the Editors: Multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) represent an emerging public health threat worldwide 1. The Stop TB Strategy has been revised toExpand
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