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Abstract:

Objectives  To determine the prevalence of intestinal helminth infections in active tuberculosis patients and their healthy household contacts and to assess its association with active TB in an area endemic for both types of infections.

Keywords: Ethiopia; Ethiopie; Etiopia; HIV; VIH; helminthes intestinaux; helmintos intestinales; intestinal helminths; tuberculoses; tuberculosis

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01578.x

Affiliations: 1: Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden 2: Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Publication date: 2006-04-01

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