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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Geoghagen, M.; Farr, J. A.; Pierre, Russell B.; Hambleton, Ian R.; Christie, Celia D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Tuberculosis and Human Immunodefficiency Virus Co-infections in Jamaican Infants and Children [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
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52 Suppl. 5
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Page(s)
25
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To determine associated factors and outcomes of tuberculosis in HIV-infected and non-infected children in Jamaica; where 1:5 HIV cases are associated with tuberculosis (TB). Method: We reviewed records of children aged 0-12 years attending the University Hospital of the West Indies during January 1999 - December 2002. Associated factors and outcomes in HIV-infected and HIV negative cases with TB were compared using exact statistical methods to account for the small number of children and an adjustment for multiple testing. TB diagnosis was determined using modified WHO criteria.....
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