Public health facilities providing tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) services in Malawi. Objectives: Using routinely collected health service delivery data to describe trends in HIV ascertainment and use of the Xpert® MTB/RIF assay to diagnose TB among HIV-positive presumptive TB cases.
This was an implementation study of presumptive TB cases who sought care from 21 facilities between April 2014 and June 2016.
This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)
Ng’ambi W, Gugsa S, Tweya H, Girma B, Kanyerere H, Dambe I, Babaye Y, Mpunga J, Phiri S. Characteristics and management of presumptive tuberculosis in public health facilities in Malawi, 2014–2016. Public Health Action. 2017;7(4):282–8.
Characteristics and management of presumptive tuberculosis in public health facilities in Malawi, 2014–2016
Published 21 December 2017