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Identification and Clinical Correlation of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria isolates from Pulmonary tuberculosis suspects with HIV Co-infection at UTH,Lusaka,Zambia
(University of Zambia, 2016)
Non-tuberculosis Mycobacteria (NTM) are increasingly recognized as human pathogens especially with the emergence of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Similarity of clinical symptoms with TB, coupled with limited ...
National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey (2013-14)
(University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2014)
Globally, 6.1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) were notified in 2013; of which 93% (5.7 million) were newly diagnosed and 6.5% (0.4 million cases) were already on treatment (WHO 2014). WHO estimates that at least 3 million ...
A Case Series Report of Tuberculosis Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency in Zambia
(University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
An association of Vitamin D deficiency with Tuberculosis remains a valid assumption. It has been observed that TB is highly prevalent in certain ethnic groupings and regions of the world. Populations with darker skins are ...
Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Adults at University Teaching Hospital
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by There were 14.4 million individuals worldwide living with TB including half a million cases of Multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB in 2006. A most serious aspect of the problem ...
Barriers to Accessing HIV Care and Treatment Services by TB patients who are co-Infected with HIV in Lusaka District Clinics
The objective of the study was to identify barriers to accessing HIV services by TB patients who are co-infected with HIV in Lusaka District clinics. CIDRZ program monitoring data shows that 30% of TB patients refuse HIV ...
Follow up of patients started on Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment (ATT) using clinical and radiological criteria
During the last decade there has been an increase, notifications of rates of tuberculosis world over and rate has been higher In developing countries. This upswing is attributed to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ...