Facteurs de risque de récurrence de tuberculose pulmonaire bactériologique confirmé à Kisangani (République démocratique du Congo)

Translated title of the contribution: Risk factors of recurrence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in Kisangani (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Catherine Marie Nomopuane Kabudri, Ngianga Ii Kandala, Léon Okenge Ngongo

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Abstract

Introduction: The aim of tuberculosis treatment is to ensure a recovery without relapse and forestall the emergence of drug resistance, however, today, the tuberculosis prevention and control program is defied by TB/VIH coinfection and multidrug resistance.

Purpose of research: To identify the risk factors of the tuberculosis recurrence at Kisangani is the aim of this paper.

Results: The risk factors identified are: age of 65+ years (OR = 25.70 [2.9569; 223.4762], p = 0.003); New contact with a tubercular known in the family or at the service (OR=6.00 [2.3815; 15.1205], p=0.001); crowding with a tubercular unknown in the family or at the service (OR=11.18 [5.6012; 22,3257], p=0.001); working in mines (OR=4.07 [1.6149; 10.2850], p=0.003); alcoholism (OR=3.91 [1.9385; 7.9055], p=0.001). The bacteriological reconversion is high (99%) but not associated to the groups and rho=1.2e-07.

Conclusion: The recurrence of tuberculosis is a problem at Kisangani due to the risk factors. It implies the reinforcement of prevention measures to stall the transmission of the disease.
Translated title of the contributionRisk factors of recurrence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in Kisangani (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)591-600
JournalSanté Publique
VolumeVol. 34
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2022

Keywords

  • Risk factors
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Recurrence
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo

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