oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Deaths from pulmonary tuberculosis in the age of chemotherapy : a retrospective analysis of 192 consecutive certified deaths

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



An analysis is made of 192 consecutive certified deaths from pulmonary tuberculosis. The preventable causes of failure of chemotherapy leading to deaths are found to be late reporting for treatment (63 percent) and previous incomplete treatment (7 percent).

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