Tuberculosis in HIV-infected Tanzanian children below 14 years.

  title={Tuberculosis in HIV-infected Tanzanian children below 14 years.},
  author={J R Paul Njau and Said Aboud},
  journal={East African journal of public health},
  volume={7 3},
OBJECTIVE Tuberculosis (TB)-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection is an important public health problem. Diagnosis of TB in children usually follows discovery of an adult case, and relies on clinical presentation, sputum examination and chest radiograph. However, clinical features are non-specific, chest radiographs are difficult to interpret, and routine laboratory tests are not helpful. The aim of the current study was to determine the prevalence of TB in HIV-infected children below… CONTINUE READING