This retrospective cohort study included all sputum smear-positive pulmonary TB cases registered in the TB laboratory register (584 persons). Data variables on geographical region, TB diagnosis, TB treatment and outcomes were sourced from various registers.
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)
Aizat Kulzhabaeva, Dilyara Nabirova, Nurbolot Usenbaev, Olga Denisiuk, Rony Zachariah,(2016) Linakge between diagnosis and treatment of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis in urban and rural areas of Kyrgyzstan. Public health panorama Volume 2 | Issue 1 | MARCH 2016 | 1-116
Linakge between diagnosis and treatment of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis in urban and rural areas of Kyrgyzstan