Risk and prognostic significance of tuberculosis in patients from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database

@inproceedings{Zhou2009RiskAP,
  title={Risk and prognostic significance of tuberculosis in patients from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database},
  author={Jialun Zhou and Julian H. Elliott and Patrick C. K. Li and Poh Lian Lim and Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul and Nagalingeshwaran Kumarasamy and Tuti Parwati Merati and Sanjay Pujari and Yi-Ming Chen and Praphan Phanuphak and Saphonn Vonthanak and Thira Sirisanthana and Somnuek Sungkanuparph and Christopher K. C. Lee and Adeeba bte Kamarulzaman and Shinichi Oka and Fujie Zhang and Goa Tau and Rossana A. Ditangco},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the risk and the prognostic significance of tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis in patients from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database, a multi-centre prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients receiving HIV care in the Asia-Pacific region. METHODS The risk of TB diagnosis after recruitment was assessed in patients with prospective follow-up. TB diagnosis was fitted as a time-dependent variable in assessing overall survival. RESULTS At baseline, 22% of patients were… CONTINUE READING

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