Comparative study of clinico-bacterio-radiological profile and treatment outcome of smokers and nonsmokers suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Rathee2016ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of clinico-bacterio-radiological profile and treatment outcome of smokers and nonsmokers suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis},
  author={Deepti Rathee and Piyush Arora and Manoj Meena and Rohit Sarin and Pitambar Chakraborty and Anand Kumar Jaiswal and Mukesh Goyal},
  booktitle={Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the leading causes of death and disease worldwide. Tobacco smoking has been linked as a risk factor for TB. This study was aimed to affirm the strength of association between smoking and pulmonary TB. MATERIALS AND METHODS Pulmonary TB patients aged between 18 and 65 years were enrolled and followed-up until… CONTINUE READING