TB, HIV-associated TB and multidrug-resistant TB on Thailand's border with Myanmar, 2006-2007.

@article{Hemhongsa2008TBHT,
  title={TB, HIV-associated TB and multidrug-resistant TB on Thailand's border with Myanmar, 2006-2007.},
  author={Patjuban Hemhongsa and Theerawit Tasaneeyapan and Witaya Swaddiwudhipong and Junya Danyuttapolchai and Kanoknart Pisuttakoon and Somsak Rienthong and Kimberly D McCarthy and Melissa J Varma and Jacqueline Whitmore and Jay K. Varma},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={1288-96}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the burden and improve management of tuberculosis (TB), HIV-associated TB and MDR TB in Tak Province, Thailand, which borders Myanmar. METHODS From September 2006 to August 2007, we collected uniform data about TB cases and enhanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) counselling and testing. We provided mycobacterial culture and drug-susceptibility testing in public or non-governmental organization facilities. Patients were classified by nationality and, for non-Thais, by… CONTINUE READING
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