Impact of HIV on tuberculosis in Zambia: a cross sectional study.

  title={Impact of HIV on tuberculosis in Zambia: a cross sectional study.},
  author={Alison M Elliott and Nan Luo and G S Tembo and B Halwiindi and G. G. H. Steenbergen and L. Machiels and J. O. M. Pobee and Paul P Nunn and Richard J Hayes and K W Mcadam},
  volume={301 6749},
OBJECTIVE To examine the contribution of HIV infection to the apparently increasing incidence of tuberculosis in central Africa. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING Outpatient clinic in teaching hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. PATIENTS 346 Adult patients with tuberculosis. RESULTS Overall, 206 patients (60%; 95% confidence interval 54% to 65%) were positive for HIV: in one or both assays used. The peaks for both tuberculosis and HIV infection were among men aged 25-34 years and women aged… CONTINUE READING


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