Tuberculosis case fatality rates in high HIV prevalence populations in sub-Saharan Africa

@article{Mukadi2001TuberculosisCF,
  title={Tuberculosis case fatality rates in high HIV prevalence populations in sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Y. Mukadi and D. Maher and A. Harries},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={143-152}
}
BackgroundTuberculosis is a leading cause worldwide of morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected people. The HIV era has seen a dramatic increase of the tuberculosis case fatality rate (CFR) in high HIV prevalence populations. Providing care for HIV-infected people must include measures to tackle this high tuberculosis CFR. AimsTo analyse the extent of the increased tuberculosis CFR in high HIV prevalence populations in sub-Saharan Africa, the reasons for this increase and the causes of death… Expand
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