Seasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnosis among HIV-positive individuals in Southern Africa: analysis of cohort studies at antiretroviral treatment programmes

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/619065
Title:
Seasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnosis among HIV-positive individuals in Southern Africa: analysis of cohort studies at antiretroviral treatment programmes
Authors:
Ballif, M; Zürcher, K; Reid, SE; Boulle, A; Fox, MP; Prozesky, HW; Chimbetete, C; Zwahlen, M; Egger, M; Fenner, L
Journal:
BMJ Open
Abstract:
Seasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnoses have been attributed to seasonal climatic changes and indoor crowding during colder winter months. We investigated trends in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) diagnosis at antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in Southern Africa.
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Issue Date:
11-Jan-2018
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/619065
DOI:
10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017405
PubMed ID:
29330173
Submitted date:
2018-01-18
Language:
en
ISSN:
2044-6055
Appears in Collections:
HIV/AIDS

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorBallif, Men
dc.contributor.authorZürcher, Ken
dc.contributor.authorReid, SEen
dc.contributor.authorBoulle, Aen
dc.contributor.authorFox, MPen
dc.contributor.authorProzesky, HWen
dc.contributor.authorChimbetete, Cen
dc.contributor.authorZwahlen, Men
dc.contributor.authorEgger, Men
dc.contributor.authorFenner, Len
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-31T15:48:35Z-
dc.date.available2018-01-31T15:48:35Z-
dc.date.issued2018-01-11-
dc.date.submitted2018-01-18-
dc.identifier.citationSeasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnosis among HIV-positive individuals in Southern Africa: analysis of cohort studies at antiretroviral treatment programmes. 2018, 8 (1):e017405 BMJ Openen
dc.identifier.issn2044-6055-
dc.identifier.pmid29330173-
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017405-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/619065-
dc.description.abstractSeasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnoses have been attributed to seasonal climatic changes and indoor crowding during colder winter months. We investigated trends in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) diagnosis at antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in Southern Africa.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBMJ Publishing Groupen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to BMJ openen
dc.titleSeasonal variations in tuberculosis diagnosis among HIV-positive individuals in Southern Africa: analysis of cohort studies at antiretroviral treatment programmesen
dc.identifier.journalBMJ Openen

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