International Journal of Medicine Research

International Journal of Medicine Research


ISSN: 2455-7404

Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2016)

Clinical profile of patients with Tuberculosis: A descriptive study

Author(s): Dr. G Channamma
Abstract: Introduction: Tuberculosis is an ancient disease which continues to be a major health problem in most developing countries. In developed countries, it is gaining importance with the emergence of HIV pandemic Methodology: The data was collected from the 100 patients by the detailed clinical history, clinical examination of the patients and relevant investigation in a specially designed proforma Results: Out of 100 cases of PTB, 44 patients were positive for sputum for AFB and 53 cases negative. 3 patients were positive for MDR TB Conclusion: Mean duration of the tuberculosis in our study 13.42 months since first detected to have TB.
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