Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic

@article{Gothi2004ClinicalAL,
  title={Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic},
  author={D. Gothi and J. Joshi},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={80},
  pages={100 - 97}
}
Objectives: To study the positivity of sputum acid fast bacilli (AFB) smears in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis using 24 hour sputum collection. To detect HIV seropositivity in patients suffering from tuberculosis, and to analyse the pattern of tuberculosis disease in this subgroup. To determine the outcome of patients treated with directly observed therapy. Setting: The tuberculosis referral unit of a tertiary care hospital. Design: A total of 893 consecutive patients with tuberculosis… Expand
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