The execution rate of procedures to diagnose extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Botswana
作者: Tantamika-Kabamba MudiayiStephane TshitengeBotshelo T. KgwaadiraGrace K. Nkubito
作者单位: 1Botswana National Tuberculosis Programme (BNTP), Ministry of Health and Wellness, Gaborone
刊名: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 2020, Vol.12 (1), pp.e1-e6
来源数据库: African Online Scientific Information System PTY Ltd
DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2012
关键词: Extrapulmonary tuberculosisExecution rate of proceduresMedical officersBotswana
原始语种摘要: Background: Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) accounts for about 20% of TB cases worldwide. Its diagnosis is challenging.Aim: This study meant to assess the prevalence of EPTB types, procedures to diagnose EPTB and medical officers’ (MOs) views on procedures performed in the diagnosis of EPTB over a 2-year period in Botswana.Setting: The study was conducted in 13 urban and rural facilities of 29 health districts in Botswana.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study that reviewed patients’ TB data and administered a questionnaire to MOs.Results: About 2 in 10 TB (n = 2996, 22.7%) cases were classified as EPTB. The most common site of EPTB was pleural (n = 1066, 36.7%) followed by lymph node (LN) (n = 546, 18.8%). A pleural tap was performed in 182 (17.0%) cases of pleural TB and a fine...
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  • tuberculosis 肺结核
  • diagnose 诊断
  • execution 执行
  • attendance 保养
  • aspiration 愿望
  • confidence 信用
  • undertake 承担
  • challenging 有希望的
  • regarding 涉及
  • emphasis 强调