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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

High Tuberculosis and HIV Coinfection Rate, Johannesburg

Melanie-Anne John*†, Colin Nigel Menezes†‡, Gajendra Chita†‡, Ian Sanne†, and Martin Peter Grobusch*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa; †University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ‡Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa;

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Method of HIV diagnosis, Johannesburg, South Africa

Method No. positive (%) No. negative (%)
110/123 (89)
13/123 (10)
Rapid test
32 (100)
32/32 (0)
Clinical diagnosis only
61 (100)
61/61 (0)
HIV status known to patient
67/68 (98)
1 (1)
Total 270/284 (95) 14/284 (5)

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