HIV Seroprevalence among Tuberculosis Patients in India, 2006–2007

  title={HIV Seroprevalence among Tuberculosis Patients in India, 2006–2007},
  author={Neeraj Raizada and Lakbir Singh Chauhan and Ajay Khera and Jotna Sokhey and Douglas Fraser Wares and Suvanand Sahu and Rahul Thakur and Puneet Kumar Dewan},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  pages={1009 - 1021}
BACKGROUND Little information exists regarding the burden of HIV among tuberculosis patients in India, and no population-based surveys have been previously reported. A community-based HIV prevalence survey was conducted among tuberculosis patients treated by the national tuberculosis control programme to evaluate the HIV prevalence among tuberculosis patients in India. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Fifteen districts (total population: 40.2 million) across 8 states were stratified by HIV… CONTINUE READING

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