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Worldwide, tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death among HIV-infectedpersons. HIV is the most potent risk factor for the development of active tuberculosis.
HIV-infected persons with TB are far more likely to die before completing their 6-month TB treatment course than TB patients who are not co-infected with HIV.

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In Cambodia, tuberculosis (TB) remains a burden on health and sustains poverty.According to the World Health Organization Global TB report 2006, 13,000 Cambodians
die annually from TB; there were more than 70,000 new TB cases in 2004.

SOPs for testing of TBHIV and access to care and treatment

 The Ministry of Health/NCHADS estimates that in 2003 123,100 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia, including 20,000 cases of AIDS. A survey among TB patients in early 2005 found an overall HIV prevalence of 10% specifically co-infection rates were 5.5% among smear positive pulmonary TB.



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