Letter to the Editor

Tuberculosis Incidence and Its Predictive Factors among Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Dilla Hospital, Ethiopia

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Published2017-01-25
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BEKALO SW, BO Y, CAO X, HAILE CA, SONG C, WANG K, WANG L, LU Q. Tuberculosis Incidence and Its Predictive Factors among Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Dilla Hospital, Ethiopia. Iran J Public Health. 2017;46(1):130-132.