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Prevalence of national treatment algorithm defined smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV positive patients in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, January 2014
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Title
Prevalence of national treatment algorithm defined smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV positive patients in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Published in
BMC Research Notes, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1756-0500-7-578
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Authors

Laure Stella Linguissi, Pembe Mayengue, Anissa Sidibé, Jeannhey C Vouvoungui, Mitawa Missontsa, Igor Madzou-Laboum, Gaston Essassa, Sunny Oyakhirome, Matthias Frank, Veronique Penlap, Francine Ntoumi

Abstract

In the Republic in Congo, the national algorithm for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) relies on Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) sputum smear microscopy, chest X-ray radiography (CXR) and clinical symptoms. Microscopy positive pulmonary TB (MPT+) is defined as symptoms of TB and a positive ZN smear. Microscopy negative pulmonary TB (MPT-) is defined as symptoms of TB, a negative ZN smear but CXR changes consistent with TB. The present cross-sectional study was designed to determine the prevalence of positive and negative MPT individuals among HIV positive and HIV negative individuals presenting to an ambulatory TB treatment center (CTA) in Brazzaville.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Malaysia 1 5%
Unknown 18 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 5 26%
Researcher 5 26%
Student > Master 3 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 11%
Student > Bachelor 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 2 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 42%
Social Sciences 3 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 5%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 3 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 November 2015.
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#965,025
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#146
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Outputs of similar age
#21,285
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Research Notes
#9
of 120 outputs
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