North CM, Allen JG, Okello S, Sentongo R, Kakuhikire B, Ryan ET, Tsai AC, Christiani DC, Siedner MJ. HIV Infection, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, and COPD in Rural Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study. Lung. 2018 Feb;196(196). 49-57. PMID: 29260309 [PubMed]
HIV is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in high resource settings. Similar relationships are less understood in low resource settings. We aimed to estimate the association between HIV infection, tuberculosis, and COPD in rural Uganda.