The impact of diabetes on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: evidence based on a cumulative meta-analysis

Wang, Qiuzhen; Han, Xiaohong; Wang, Yang; Cai, Jing; Ma, Yan; Zhou, Xiaobin; Guo, Yumei; Dou, Xiaojuan
December 2016
International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries;Dec2016, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p490
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcomes. A systematic review andmeta-analysis for evaluating association between DM and TB was conducted. The process included data selection for TB treatment outcomes, assessment of sputum culture positivity and odds ratio of the combined outcome, failure, and death.


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