PREVALENCE AND TRENDS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIVSEROPOSITIVE PATIENTS VISITING KARAMARA GENERAL HOSPITAL, JIGJIGA TOWN, SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPI

Abstract:

The morbidity and mortality from Tuberculosis (TB) are still predominant among HIV infected patients in Ethiopia. Thus, institution-based cross-sectional and retrospective study designs were used to assess the prevalence of TB and associated factors among HIV sero-positive study participants at Karamara General Hospital, Jigjiga town, from September to December 2017. A total of 422 HIV-seropositive participants were systematically selected for cross-sectional study whereas data of all HIV-seropositive cases registered at the hospital between 2006/7 and 2015/16 were reviewed for retrospective study. Socio-demographic and related information was collected using pretested questionnaire. Ziehl-Neelsen staining method was employed to examine the presence of acid fast bacilli. The overall prevalence of TB in the present study was 6.6% and infection rate was higher among males (7.9%) and adult age groups (7.2%). TB infection was significantly associated (P
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APA

Tadelu, K (2024). PREVALENCE AND TRENDS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIVSEROPOSITIVE PATIENTS VISITING KARAMARA GENERAL HOSPITAL, JIGJIGA TOWN, SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPI. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-trends-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hivseropositive-patients-visiting-karamara-general-hospital-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia

MLA 8th

Tadelu, Kebede "PREVALENCE AND TRENDS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIVSEROPOSITIVE PATIENTS VISITING KARAMARA GENERAL HOSPITAL, JIGJIGA TOWN, SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPI" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-trends-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hivseropositive-patients-visiting-karamara-general-hospital-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

MLA7

Tadelu, Kebede . "PREVALENCE AND TRENDS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIVSEROPOSITIVE PATIENTS VISITING KARAMARA GENERAL HOSPITAL, JIGJIGA TOWN, SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPI". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024. Web. 20 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-trends-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hivseropositive-patients-visiting-karamara-general-hospital-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia >.

Chicago

Tadelu, Kebede . "PREVALENCE AND TRENDS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIVSEROPOSITIVE PATIENTS VISITING KARAMARA GENERAL HOSPITAL, JIGJIGA TOWN, SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPI" Afribary (2024). Accessed May 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-trends-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hivseropositive-patients-visiting-karamara-general-hospital-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia