Antituberculosis drugs and hepatotoxicity among hospitalized patients in Jos, Nigeria.


BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) could be fatal if left untreated, however, adverse effects of anti-TB medications (anti-TBs) themselves may limit treatment. We determined the incidence and clinical characteristics of hepatotoxicity in hospitalized patients receiving first-line anti-TB treatment. METHODS A retrospective cohort study of patients aged ⩾18years… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.10.001