Tuberculosis in AIDS patients.

@article{Nissapatorn2003TuberculosisIA,
  title={Tuberculosis in AIDS patients.},
  author={Veeranoot Nissapatorn and Christopher T Lee and Init Ithoi and Fong Mun Yik and Kassim Abdulrahman Abdullah},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          60-4
        }
}
Tuberculosis is the top agenda among opportunistic diseases and the most leading cause of death in HIV/AIDS patients. A total of 406 AIDS patients were recruited in this retrospective and descriptive study. 123/406 (30.3%) were diagnosed as AIDS-related tuberculosis (TB). Their age range from 17 to 69 years with a mean (±SD) of 37.2 (±9.51. There were significant association between occupation, or mode of HIV transmission and tuberculosis infection (p< 0.05). Pulmonary tuberculosis 104/123 (84… CONTINUE READING

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