Perfomance Of Tuberculosis Scoring Chart In Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis In Children Living With Hiv In Dodoma Municipal.

ABSTRACT

Background: Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infection and the major cause of deaths among HIV and AIDS patients. Data reports highest prevalence of TB and HIV infection in sub Saharan Africa. Mycobacterium culture is the gold standard test for diagnosis of tuberculosis though not widely available, takes longer to get results and cannot help in management of patients hence clinical or scoring system is widely used to aid in diagnosis and management of TB in children and in areas where laboratory confirmation is not feasible. The study aims to determine performance of TB scoring chart in diagnosis of TB in children aged 1 to 15 years living with HIV in Dodoma Municipal.

Methods: Cross sectional study, 252 children aged 1 to 15 years living with HIV were enrolled from November 2018 to March 2019. Participants were assessed by using Modified Keith Edward TB score chart, either of the following samples gastric aspirates, lymphnode aspirates or sputum were collected for gene expert and culture.

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APA

MUTABAZI, S (2021). Perfomance Of Tuberculosis Scoring Chart In Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis In Children Living With Hiv In Dodoma Municipal.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/perfomance-of-tuberculosis-scoring-chart-in-diagnosis-of-tuberculosis-in-children-living-with-hiv-in-dodoma-municipal

MLA 8th

MUTABAZI, SAUDA "Perfomance Of Tuberculosis Scoring Chart In Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis In Children Living With Hiv In Dodoma Municipal." Afribary. Afribary, 27 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/perfomance-of-tuberculosis-scoring-chart-in-diagnosis-of-tuberculosis-in-children-living-with-hiv-in-dodoma-municipal. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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MUTABAZI, SAUDA . "Perfomance Of Tuberculosis Scoring Chart In Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis In Children Living With Hiv In Dodoma Municipal.". Afribary, Afribary, 27 Apr. 2021. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/perfomance-of-tuberculosis-scoring-chart-in-diagnosis-of-tuberculosis-in-children-living-with-hiv-in-dodoma-municipal >.

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MUTABAZI, SAUDA . "Perfomance Of Tuberculosis Scoring Chart In Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis In Children Living With Hiv In Dodoma Municipal." Afribary (2021). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/perfomance-of-tuberculosis-scoring-chart-in-diagnosis-of-tuberculosis-in-children-living-with-hiv-in-dodoma-municipal