Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in children with tuberculosis.

@article{Shahab2004PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in children with tuberculosis.},
  author={Tabassum Shahab and Md Shamsuz Zoha and M. A. Malik and Abida Malik and Kamran Afzal},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          595-9
        }
}
This prospective study was carried out in the pediatric ward and outpatient department of a tertiary care centre to estimate the prevalence of HIV seropositivity in children with tuberculosis. Two hundred and fifty consecutive children below 12 years of age with (pulmonary and extrapulmonary) tuberculosis diagnosed between March 1999 and July 2000 were screened for HIV infection. A patient was labeled as HIV positive if two consecutive ELISA tests were found positive using different antigen… CONTINUE READING

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