Association of tuberculosis and leprosy

Saxena, P. and Ramu, G. (1987) Association of tuberculosis and leprosy. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (4). pp. 197-199.

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Abstract

The case histories of 4,143 leprosy patients admitted between April 1976 and August 1985 were reviewed. One hundred and one were found to have evidence of tuberculosis, in addition. Of these 82 were pulmonary (35 sputum positive). Maximum number of associated tuberculous cases were found in lepromatous and none in tuberculoid type of leprosy.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Leprpmatous, Patients, Tuberculoid, Sputum, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Streptomycin, INH and Thiacetazone, Isoniazid
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Leprosy
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Persons > Patients
Organic Chemicals > Sulfur Compounds > Thiosemicarbazones
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:3119
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:20 October 2008

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