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Fig. 2

From: Treatment decisions and mortality in HIV-positive presumptive smear-negative TB in the Xpert® MTB/RIF era: a cohort study

Fig. 2

All-cause mortality in the first 12 months after presentation to the TB clinic among presumptive smear-negative TB patients, stratified by TB treatment on the basis of microbiological confirmation (positive XP), post-XP empirical treatment (negative or no XP) or no treatment (negative or no XP). Log-rank test for equality of survivor functions: P 0.01. Confirmed, microbiologically confirmed treatment; Empirical, post-Xpert® MTB/RIF empirical treatment; None, no treatment

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