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Title: The prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients attending outpatient clinic at Bududa hospital in Bududa district
Authors: Mutoo, Paul Bukhota
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Outpatient clinic
Bududa district
Issue Date: Jul-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University. School of Health Sciences Western Campus
Abstract: This study was under taken to assess the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients attending Outpatient clinic at Bududa Hospital. The study was carried out in Uganda at Bududa Hospital, Bududa district 20 kms from Mbale Town. It was a cross-sectional laboratory study done to show the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients. A total of 64 participants including both male and females who attended Outpatient clinic at Bududa Hospital and consented were enrolled in the study. syphilis test was done using the TPHA and VDRL method. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Most participants 54.7% were females and 43.3% were males. Of the 64 participants enrolled in the study, 7.8% had both HIV and syphilis. The prevalence of syphilis among HIV positive patients was 7.8% and was found to be common in the age groups of 20-34 years.
Description: A research report submitted to Kampala International University research board as a requirement in partial fulfillment for the award of a bachelor’s in medicine and surgery Kampala International University –western campus,
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2946
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MBchB)

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