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A Comparison of Clinical, Radiological, and Bacteriological Characteristics of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients

Mohammad Hossain, MD; Jamal Ahmed, MBBS; Farhana Afroz, MBBS
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Birdem General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A73. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.078
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) may influence the clinical features, radiological involvement and sputum smear positivity rate of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). The aim of this study was to see the clinical, radiological and bacteriological features of PTB in DM patients compared to non-diabetic (non-DM) patients.

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