Evaluation of suspect to TB patient refer to health center of mazandaran province

Biranvand, Elham and Ahanjan, Mohammad and Ghahri, abbas (2012) Evaluation of suspect to TB patient refer to health center of mazandaran province. Navid No, 16 (58). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Introduction: Tuberculosis is the most infectious diseases worldwide, killing nearly two million people annually. Given that TB can affect many difference organs, this disease is difficult to differentiate from chronic infection. So the purpose of this study was to identify TB case as soon as possible refers to province health center using by standard and common procedure, the world health center organization standard protocol was used. Material and method: during a cross-sectional study of all suspected case of TB were refer to health center of mazandaran province. Identification of TB patients based on acid fast bacilli seen in smears prepared, culture and tuberculin skin test result was positive. Results: The result of this study showed that among the 893 persons with suspect TB, 183 TB patients including 99 men and 83 women that frequency of extra pulmonary tuberculosis was 23.49 and in pulmonary tuberculosis was 76.9, Also the prevalence TB women compared with TB men, there was significant difference (p=0.002,OR=2.9.CI=1.4±6). Furthermore, in extra pulmonary tuberculosis the most commonly affected organs of lymph gland and the brain was the lowest prevalence. Conclusion:Given the relativity high prevalence of TB in Iran and Middle East and similarities between pulmonary tuberculosis and other diseases are recommended in clinical studies of chronic diseases risk of tuberculosis, especially in the elderly should be considered.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases
WF Respiratory System
Divisions: Journals > Navid No
Depositing User: nnj nnj
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2018 11:30
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2018 11:30
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/10149

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