Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Severely-malnourished or HIV-infected Children with Pneumonia: A Review

@inproceedings{Chisti2013PulmonaryTI,
  title={Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Severely-malnourished or HIV-infected Children with Pneumonia: A Review},
  author={Mohammod Jobayer Chisti and Tahmeed Ahmed and Mark A.C. Pietroni and Abu S. G. Faruque and Hasan Ashraf and Pradip Kumar Bardhan and Md. Iqbal Hossain and Sumon Kumar Das and Mohammed Abdus Salam},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2013}
}
Presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) as acute pneumonia in severely-malnourished and HIV-positive children has received very little attention, although this is very important in the management of pneumonia in children living in communities where TB is highly endemic. Our aim was to identify confirmed TB in children with acute pneumonia and HIV infection and/or severe acute malnutrition (SAM) (weight-for-length/height or weight-for-age z score <-3 of the WHO median, or presence of… CONTINUE READING
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