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immunodefiency diabetes

A O Ogbera, A Kapur, K Odeyemi, K Longe-Peters, O O Adeyeye, I Odeniyi, B E Ogunnowo
INTRODUCTION: Nigeria is a country saddled with a high tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) burden but the possible combination of these communicable diseases with diabetes mellitus (DM) has been overlooked. We undertook to determine the burden of HIV and DM in persons with TB by documenting the prevalence rates of these disorders. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional Study that was conducted within 54TB/DOT centers in Lagos State. A total of 3,376 persons with TB who were on antiTB drugs were screened for HIV and DM using standardized tests...
June 2014: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene
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