Predictors of treatment failure among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Mulago hospital, Uganda.

@article{Namukwaya2011PredictorsOT,
  title={Predictors of treatment failure among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Mulago hospital, Uganda.},
  author={Elizabeth Namukwaya and Fredrick Nelson Nakwagala and F Mulekya and Harriet Mayanja-Kizza and Roy D. Mugerwa},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={S105-11}
}
INTRODUCTION Early identification of Tuberculosis (TB) treatment failure using cost effective means is urgently needed in developing nations. The study set out to describe affordable predictors of TB treatment failure in an African setting. OBJECTIVE To determine the predictors of treatment failure among patients with sputum smear positive pulmonary TB at Mulago hospital. The study was carried out in the TB clinic of Mulago hospital Kampala, Uganda. This was an unmatched case control study… CONTINUE READING
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