Risk factors of tuberculosis infection among HIV/AIDS patients in Burkina Faso.

@article{Mda2013RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of tuberculosis infection among HIV/AIDS patients in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Zieml{\'e} Cl{\'e}ment M{\'e}da and Issiaka Sombi{\'e} and Olivier W C Sanon and Daouda Mar{\'e} and Donald E Morisky and Yi-Ming Arthur Chen},
  journal={AIDS research and human retroviruses},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={
          1045-55
        }
}
Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV coinfection is the leading cause of mortality among TB patients and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs). There is still a need to look for cognitive and behavioral determinants of TB among PLWHAs. This study aims at identifying risk factors of TB infection among PLWHAs in Burkina Faso. A cross-sectional study design and consecutive recruitment method were employed. Adult patients attending TB hospitals or HIV clinics were recruited in two main regions (Hauts-Bassins… CONTINUE READING
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