A Comparative Study of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Hospitalised Adult HIV Infected Patients with Normal and Abnormal Renal Function at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

ABSTRACT

Background:

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, including Zambia, especially among those infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Both kidney dysfunction and TB have been shown to be highly prevalent among hospitalised HIV infected patients.