Impact of diabetes mellitus on clinical parameters and treatment outcomes of newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Thailand

@inproceedings{Duangrithi2013ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of diabetes mellitus on clinical parameters and treatment outcomes of newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Thailand},
  author={Duangjai Duangrithi and Vipa Thanachartwet and Varunee Desakorn and Pasakorn Jitruckthai and Kamol Phojanamongkolkij and Somsak Rienthong and Charoen Chuchottaworn and Punnee Pitisuttithum},
  booktitle={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the clinical and laboratory parameters, response to therapy and development of antituberculosis (TB) drug resistance in pulmonary TB (PTB) patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and without DM. METHODS Using a prospective design, 227 of 310 new cases of culture-positive PTB diagnosed at the Queen Savang Vadhana Memorial Hospital and the Chonburi Hospital between April 2010 and July 2012 that met the study criteria were selected. Data regarding clinical and laboratory… CONTINUE READING
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