Affiliations 

  • 1 Department of Clinical Pharmacy (AHK, RAA), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia; Department of Respiratory Diseases, District TB Office Bannu (MI), Bannu, Pakistan; Medical B Unit (AK), Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan; and School of Pharmacy (TMK), Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Am. J. Med. Sci., 2015 Jun;349(6):505-9.
PMID: 26030612 DOI: 10.1097/MAJ.0000000000000473

Abstract

Smoking is a risk factor not only for the development of cancer and coronary heart disease but also for tuberculosis (TB). The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of smoking in patients with TB, identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with smoking and to evaluate TB treatment outcomes in the smokers.

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