Investigate the Prevalence of TB Patients Referred to TB Healthcare Industry
*Sarami Abdollah1, Shahba Nariman2, Zahabi Alireza3, Salehi Seyedparviz4, Chehrazi Behnam5
1- Infection. Specialist1, 2-Dermatologist, 3-Occupational MedicineResident, 4-General Physician,5- Lab.Technologist5.*Corresponding Author: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract: The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than one-third of the World's population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Even in the developed world, TB rates are stable at best, and actually increasing in many areas. This is due to factors such as immigration, HIV and other immunosuppressive conditions. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that is transmitted through the air. Patients with pulmonary tuberculosis are infected in this study (39.5%) people are included. This study was performed in since 2001-2006 years in patients referred to TB Ahwaz oil industry. The numbers of Patients were 48 with diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis and pulmonary that they were treated with drugs. 19 (39.5%) smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis, 6 cases of scrofula (12.5%), 4 TB neck and axillary lymph nodes (20.8%), 7 cases of renal tuberculosis (14.5% ) and 4 cases of TB in smear-negative patients were diagnosed.
[A. Sarami. Investigate the Prevalence of TB Patients Referred to TB Healthcare Industry. Life Sci J 2012;9(1):35-38] (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com ..6
Key words: Tuberculosis, prevalence Full Text 6