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Table 1 Prevalence of LTBI and HIV infection among pregnant women attending ante-natal care clinics (N = 286)

From: Latent tuberculosis among pregnant mothers in a resource poor setting in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

LATENT TB INFECTION (US CDC) Frequency Percent
Present 85 29.7%
Absent 201 70.3%
HIV SERO STATUS Frequency Percent
Positive 13 4.5%
Negative 273 95.5%
  1. NB: Latent TB infection is not synonymous to a positive TST reading, since all those with chest radiographic features suggestive of active TB were excluded from the LTBI category.