Pulmonary tuberculosis among patients visiting a voluntary confidential counseling and testing center, Cambodia.

SETTING: Voluntary counseling and confidential testing center (VCCT), Battambang District, Cambodia.

OBJECTIVES: To determine newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) prevalence and predicting factors, and assess the utility of TB-related symptoms and yield of sputum microscopy and culture.

DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey using interview, sputum smears and cultures and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing.

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