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Factors Affecting Sputum Conversion in New Cases of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients New Cases with Diabetes Mellitus

Iceu Dimas Kulsum,1 Erlina Burhan,1 Rochismandoko2 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta 2Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) continues to increase in developing countries where TB is endemic. Immunocompromised due to DM increases the risk of TB infection and delayed […]