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  1. Infection and morbidity in patients with tuberculosis in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Article - En anglais


    To examine the role of acute infection as a cause of morbidity in patients with tuberculosis.


    Cross-sectional documentation of predefined acute morbid events.


    Infectious Diseases Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.


    Adults (>=15 years), inpatients and outpatients with a diagnosis of tuberculosis presenting with one or more of a series of clinical features.

    A new event was defined as one occuring at least 1 week after the initial event.


    Patients' treatment was modified depending on the results of laboratory investigations.

    Main outcome measures

    There were 642 events from 398 patients, 235 HIV-positive patients had 438 events and 163 HIV-negative patients had 204 events (P<0.0001).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infection, Aigu, Salmonella typhimurium, Enterobacteriaceae, Bactérie, Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcaceae, Micrococcales, Facteur risque, Morbidité, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Exploration microbiologique, Kenya, Afrique, Homme, Diagnostic, Pronostic, SIDA, Virose, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infection, Acute, Salmonella typhimurium, Enterobacteriaceae, Bacteria, Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcaceae, Micrococcales, Risk factor, Morbidity, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Microbiological investigation, Kenya, Africa, Human, Diagnosis, Prognosis, AIDS, Viral disease, Hemopathy, Immunopathology

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    Cote : 94-0063721

    Code Inist : 002B05B02O. Création : 199406.