Mixed tuberculosis infections in rural South Vietnam.

@article{Huyen2012MixedTI,
  title={Mixed tuberculosis infections in rural South Vietnam.},
  author={Mai Thanh Huyen and Kristin Benne Kremer and Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Lan and Frank G. J. Cobelens and Tran Ngoc Buu and Nguyen Huy Dung and Maxine Caws and Edine Tiemersma and Dick van Soolingen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={
          1586-92
        }
}
Tuberculosis patients may be infected with or have disease caused by more than one Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain, usually referred to as "mixed infections." These have mainly been observed in settings with a very high tuberculosis incidence and/or high HIV prevalence. We assessed the rate of mixed infections in a population-based study in rural Vietnam, where the prevalences of both HIV and tuberculosis are substantially lower than those in previous studies looking at mixed infections. In… CONTINUE READING

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