Tuberculous meningitis: presentation, diagnosis and outcome in hiv-infected patients at the douala general hospital, cameroon: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Luma2013TuberculousMP,
  title={Tuberculous meningitis: presentation, diagnosis and outcome in hiv-infected patients at the douala general hospital, cameroon: a cross sectional study},
  author={Henry Namme Luma and Benjamin Clet Nguenkam Tchaleu and Bertrand Hugo Mbatchou Ngahane and Elvis Temfack and Marie Solange Doualla and Marie Patrice E. Halle and Henry Achu Joko and Sinata Koulla-Shiro},
  booktitle={AIDS research and therapy},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) the most fatal presentation of tuberculosis (TB) especially in HIV-infected patients is a real diagnostic and therapeutic challenge worldwide. In Cameroon where HIV and TB are amongst the leading public health problems, the magnitude of TBM has not been defined. Therefore, the objective of this cross sectional study was to describe the presentation and in-hospital outcome of TBM among HIV patients in Douala as well as its diagnostic difficulties… CONTINUE READING
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