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Research Article

Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in a High HIV Prevalence Population Provided with Enhanced Diagnosis of Symptomatic Disease

  • Elizabeth L Corbett mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: elc1@mweb.co.zw

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Tsitsi Bandason,

    Affiliation: Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Yin Bun Cheung,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Shungu Munyati,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Health Research, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Peter Godfrey-Faussett,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Richard Hayes,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Gavin Churchyard,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Anthony Butterworth,

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Peter Mason

    Affiliations: Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Published: January 02, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040022

About the Authors

Elizabeth L Corbett, Yin Bun Cheung, Peter Godfrey-Faussett, Richard Hayes, Gavin Churchyard, Anthony Butterworth
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Elizabeth L Corbett, Tsitsi Bandason, Anthony Butterworth, Peter Mason
Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe
Shungu Munyati
National Institute of Health Research, Harare, Zimbabwe
Peter Mason
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

Corresponding Author

Email: elc1@mweb.co.zw

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ELC, SM, RH, GC, and AB designed the study. ELC, TB, YBC, SM, PGF, RH, and AB analyzed the data. ELC, TB, YBC, SM, PGF, RH, GC, AB, and PM contributed to writing the paper. PM was responsible for all of the laboratory data and for ethical approval and monitoring of ethical issues regarding patients.