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Table 1 Types of TB identified at selected private health institutions in Amhara National Regional State, 2008/09

From: Common types of tuberculosis and co-infection with HIV at private health institutions in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Types of TB Count (percentage)
Smear positive PTB 337 (29.6)
Smear negative PTB 253 (22.2)
Isolated extrapulmonary TB 500 (43.9)
Disseminated TB 33 (2.9)
Unspecified pulmonary TB* 17 (1.5)
Total 1140 (100)**
  1. *The smear result of 17 pulmonary TB patients was not documented.
  2. **There are 13 patients whose TB type was not documented.
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