TITLE

HIV-TB the deadly duo, the biggest health challenge in Fiji

AUTHOR(S)
Muller, Santhakumari; Sami, Vinod Narayan
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Infectious Diseases;2012 Supplement, Vol. 12 Issue Supplment 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that evaluates the rate of tuberculosis (TB) co-infection among HIV patients in Fiji. The study provides a retrospective descriptive analysis of the data, involving cases of HIV and HIV-TB, available in the PJ Twomey Hospital, Suva, Fiji. It reveals that patients, who have HIV positive co-infected with TB, have developed active TB that those who are HIV negative.
ACCESSION #
76592275

 

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