Article

Integrating tuberculosis/HIV treatment: an evaluation of the tuberculosis outcomes of patients co-infected with tuberculosis and HIV in the Breede Valley subdistrict

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 55, issue 5, 2013 , pages: 478–479
DOI: 10.1080/20786204.2013.10874399
Author(s): H ConradieUkwanda Centre for Rural Health, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences,, P KhatiUkwanda Centre for Rural Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences,, H PharoahUkwanda Centre for Rural Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences,, S AdamsUkwanda Centre for Rural Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences,

Abstract

Background: The Infectious Disease Clinic of Worcester Hospital introduced an integrated tuberculosis/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) service in July 2009 to provide comprehensive management to patients who were co-infected with tuberculosis and HIV.

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