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Title: Tuberculosis treatment outcomes among pulmonary TB patients attending public hospitals in Kebbi State, Northern Nigeria: a four-year retrospective study
Authors: Danlami, Mohammed Bashar
Participants: Basiru, Aliyu
Tajjudeen, Yahaya
Bazata, Abbas Yusuf
Gulumbe, Bashar Haruna
Mohammed, Musa
Issue Date: 2022
Series/Report no.: Bulletin of the National Research Centre, Volume 46 (2022), Article number: 281
Abstract: The study reviewed 6114 documented records of PTB patients. 1161 (18.9%) commenced treatment. 963 (82.9%) were males and 198 (17.1%) were females. 985 (18.2%) of TB patients reviewed had documented treatment outcomes. 64 (5.8%) of the patient with documented treatment outcomes were HIV seropositive and 932 (95.1%) had a pulmonary infection (Table 1). Of the TB patients reviewed, 903 (91.7%) treatments were successful, and 82 (8.3%) failed. Among the successful treatment outcome, 411 (41.7%) were cured, and 492 (49.9%) completed the treatment. Of the patients with unsuccessful treatment outcomes, 15 (1.5%) lost-to-follow-up, 43 (4.4%) defaulted and 24 (2.4%) died. The highest rate of successful treatment was recorded in females (97.6%), patients with new cases (92.3%) and with pulmonary infections (91.2%)
URI: http://tailieuso.tlu.edu.vn/handle/DHTL/12607
ISSN: 2522-8307
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