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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2012, Article ID 827148, 7 pages
Clinical Study

Correlates of Delayed Diagnosis among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Suspects in a Rural HIV Clinic, South Africa

1Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of The Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
2Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER), University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
3Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L35 QA, UK
4Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi

Received 5 November 2011; Revised 19 February 2012; Accepted 16 April 2012

Academic Editor: Luis E. Cuevas

Copyright © 2012 Respicious Boniface et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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