Screening for diabetes mellitus and human immunodefiency virus infection in persons with tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Ogbera2014ScreeningFD,
  title={Screening for diabetes mellitus and human
immunodefiency virus infection in persons
with tuberculosis},
  author={A O Ogbera and Anil Kapur and Kofo A Odeyemi and K. LONGE-PETERS and O O Adeyeye and Ifedayo Adeola Odeniyi and B E Ogunnowo},
  booktitle={Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Nigeria is a country saddled with a high tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) burden but the possible combination of these communicable diseases with diabetes mellitus (DM) has been overlooked. We undertook to determine the burden of HIV and DM in persons with TB by documenting the prevalence rates of these disorders. METHODS This is a cross-sectional Study that was conducted within 54TB/DOT centers in Lagos State. A total of 3,376 persons with TB who were on… CONTINUE READING