The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District

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ABSTRACT

This study was under taken to assess the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients

attending Outpatient clinic at Bududa Hospital. The study was carried out in Uganda at Bududa

Hospital, Bududa district 20 kms from Mbale Town. It was a cross-sectional laboratory study

done to show the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients.

A total of 64 participants including both male and females who attended Outpatient clinic at

Bududa Hospital and consented were enrolled in the study. syphilis test was done using the

TPHA and VDRL method. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Most

participants 54.7% were females and 43.3% were males. Of the 64 participants enrolled in the

study, 7.8% had both HIV and syphilis. The prevalence of syphilis among HIV positive patients was 7.8% and was found to be common in the age groups of 20-34 years.

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APA

BUKHOTA, M (2021). The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-prevalance-of-syphilis-among-hiv-aids-patients-attending-out-patient-clinic-at-bududa-hospital-in-bududa-district

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BUKHOTA, MUTOO "The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-prevalance-of-syphilis-among-hiv-aids-patients-attending-out-patient-clinic-at-bududa-hospital-in-bududa-district. Accessed 01 Aug. 2021.

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BUKHOTA, MUTOO . "The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 01 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-prevalance-of-syphilis-among-hiv-aids-patients-attending-out-patient-clinic-at-bududa-hospital-in-bududa-district >.

Chicago

BUKHOTA, MUTOO . "The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 01, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-prevalance-of-syphilis-among-hiv-aids-patients-attending-out-patient-clinic-at-bududa-hospital-in-bududa-district