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HIV testing rates and co-infection among patients with tuberculosis in south-eastern Sydney, 2008-2013.

Authors
  • Post, Jeffrey J
  • Goldberg, Hazel
  • Kaufman, Gregory
  • Plit, Marshall
  • Ressler, Kelly-Anne
  • Ferson, Mark J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Medical Journal of Australia
Publisher
Australasian Medical Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd.
Publication Date
Mar 16, 2015
Volume
202
Issue
5
Pages
255–257
Identifiers
PMID: 25758696
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The rate of HIV co-infection among people treated for tuberculosis in south-eastern Sydney is of clinical importance. Rates of HIV testing in this population have increased, but further gains are desirable. It is unclear if the intervention influenced the increase in HIV testing rates.

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