“Universal test and treat” program reduced TB incidence by 75% among a cohort of adults taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Gurage zone, South Ethiopia

Abstract Background Tuberculosis (TB) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in peoples living with HIV and at least 25% of deaths are attributed to TB. Many countries implement the Universal Test and Treat (UTT) program for HIV, which is believed to reduce the incidence of TB. However...

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Main Authors: Tadele Girum, Fedila Yasin, Samuel Dessu, Bereket Zeleke, Mulugeta Geremew
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-07-01
Series:Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40794-020-00113-3