Table 3—

Localisation of tuberculosis (TB) and chest radiograph pattern in patients with pulmonary involvement by antiretroviral therapy at the time of diagnosis of TB

Antiretroviral therapy at the time of diagnosis of TB
YesNo
Patients n82189
Localisation of TB
 Pulmonary50 (61.0)100 (52.9)
 Pulmonary+extrapulmonary15 (18.3)54 (28.6)
 Extrapulmonary17 (20.7)35 (18.5)
Chest radiograph pattern#
 Upper-lobe infiltrate/cavitation16 (23.2)45 (26.6)
 Lower-lobe infiltrate9 (13.0)24 (14.2)
 Pleural effusion8 (11.6)18 (10.7)
 Miliary/interstitial16 (23.2)36 (21.3)
 Other20 (29.0)46 (27.2)
  • Data are presented as n (%)

  • #: among 216 patients with pulmonary involvement and available results of chest radiograph