Table 4

Indications for TB treatment initiation in 21 patients among the 100 enrolled at Yirol Hospital, South Sudan

Indication for TB treatment initiationn (%)
Only FASH8 (38.1)
Only sputum test0 (0)
Only clinical reasons2 (14.3)
FASH + sputum test4 (19.0)
FASH + clinical reasons3 (14.3)
Sputum test + clinical reasons2 (9.5)
FASH + sputum + clinical reasons1 (4.8)
Total FASH16 (76.2)
Total sputum test8 (38.1)
Total clinical reasons5 (23.8)
  • FASH, Focused Assessment with Sonography in HIV-associated tuberculosis; TB, tuberculosis.