Anemia in hospitalized patients with pulmonary tuberculosis*

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OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of anemia and of its types in hospitalized patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. METHODS This was a descriptive, longitudinal study involving pulmonary tuberculosis inpatients at one of two tuberculosis referral hospitals in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We evaluated body mass index (BMI), triceps skinfold… (More)

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