Wasting and body composition of adults with pulmonary tuberculosis in relation to HIV-1 coinfection, socioeconomic status, and severity of tuberculosis


Objective:To examine the impact of HIV coinfection, socioeconomic status (SES) and severity of tuberculosis (TB) on the body composition and anthropometric status of adults with pulmonary TB.Design:Cross-sectional study.Setting:Five TB clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.Subjects:A total of 2231 adult men and women diagnosed with pulmonary TB, prior to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602281

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