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Prevalence of Pulmonary and Rifampicin-resistant Tuberculosis Among Patients Attending Federal Medical Centre , Yenagoa , Bayelsa State , Nigeria

  title={Prevalence of Pulmonary and Rifampicin-resistant Tuberculosis Among Patients Attending Federal Medical Centre , Yenagoa , Bayelsa State , Nigeria},
  author={Nsikak Godwin Etim and Frankland Oyeins Briyai},
Pulmonary and Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Prevalence in Bayelsa State, Nigeria: A Case of Patients Attending Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa
There is the need for surveillance of drug resistance in tuberculosis which could lead strengthening of laboratory networks and enhance its prevention and control.


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