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Research Article

HIV-Associated TB in An Giang Province, Vietnam, 2001–2004: Epidemiology and TB Treatment Outcomes

  • Trinh Thanh Thuy,

    Affiliation: Global AIDS Program, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • N. Sarita Shah,

    Affiliation: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Mai Hoang Anh,

    Affiliation: An Giang Province Preventive Medical Center, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam

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  • Do Trong Nghia,

    Affiliation: National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Vietnam National TB Program, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Duong Thom,

    Affiliation: An Giang Province Preventive Medical Center, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam

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  • Truong Linh,

    Affiliation: An Giang Province Preventive Medical Center, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam

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  • Dinh Ngoc Sy,

    Affiliation: National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Vietnam National TB Program, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Bui Duc Duong,

    Affiliation: National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Vietnam National TB Program, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Luu Thi Minh Chau,

    Affiliation: LIFE-GAP Office, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Phung Thi Phuong Mai,

    Affiliation: LIFE-GAP Office, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Charles D. Wells,

    Affiliation: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kayla F. Laserson,

    Affiliation: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Jay K. Varma mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jvarma@cdc.gov

    Affiliations: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Thailand Ministry of Public Health – U.S. Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Published: June 06, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000507

About the Authors

Trinh Thanh Thuy
Global AIDS Program, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hanoi, Vietnam
N. Sarita Shah, Charles D. Wells, Kayla F. Laserson, Jay K. Varma
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Mai Hoang Anh, Duong Thom, Truong Linh
An Giang Province Preventive Medical Center, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam
Do Trong Nghia, Dinh Ngoc Sy, Bui Duc Duong
National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Vietnam National TB Program, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
Luu Thi Minh Chau, Phung Thi Phuong Mai
LIFE-GAP Office, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
Jay K. Varma
Thailand Ministry of Public Health – U.S. Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Bangkok, Thailand

Corresponding Author

Email: jvarma@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CW JV TT NS MA DN DT TL DS BD LC PM KL. Performed the experiments: JV TT NS MA DN DT TL BD PM KL. Analyzed the data: CW JV TT NS MA DN DT TL DS BD KL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JV TT NS MA DN DT TL. Wrote the paper: CW JV TT NS MA DS LC PM KL.