Prevalence of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected infants and children in northern Tanzania.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a common cause of bloodstream infections among HIV-infected adults in sub-Saharan Africa, and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. We found no cases of mycobacteremia among 93 ill, HIV-infected children in northern Tanzania, despite optimization of laboratory methods and selection of patients thought to be at highest risk for disseminated infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gray, KD; Cunningham, CK; Clifton, DC; Afwamba, IA; Mushi, GS; Msuya, LJ; Crump, JA; Buchanan, AM

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 754 - 756

PubMed ID

  • 23360831

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3696391

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-0987

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/INF.0b013e318286957f


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States