Prevalence and risk factors associated with drug resistant TB in South West, Nigeria.

@article{Daniel2011PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors associated with drug resistant TB in South West, Nigeria.},
  author={Olusoji James Daniel and Eltayeb T. Osman},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={148-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) in South West Nigeria. METHODS A retrospective study conducted among pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) patients from Oyo and Osun States in South West Nigeria who had their culture and drug susceptibility test performed at the institute of tropical medicine Antwerp, Belgium between 2007 and 2009. Data on the patient's characteristics were retrieved from the TB treatment card. Univariate analysis… CONTINUE READING
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