Parameter Value
Total number of cases N=156
Age (Mean) 37.8 (N=87)
Sex (M:F) 12:3 (N=64)
First infection Tuberculosis 5.7% (9/156)
Leprosy 90.4% (141/156)
Simultaneous diagnosis 3.9% (6/156)
Time from first infection diagnosis to the second Median 1.5 years (range 1 month-25 years)
Leprosy spectrum (Data available N=122/156) TT 10.6% (13/122)
BT 15.6% (19/122)
BB 0.8% (1/122)
BL 20.5% (25/122)
LL 52.5% (64/122)
Clinical presentation of tuberculosis Pulmonary tuberculosis 96.7% (151/156)
Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis 2.6% (4/156)
Both 0.8% (1/122)
Cutaneous tuberculosis 2.6% (4/156)
Lymph-nodal tuberculosis 0.6% (1/156)
Co-morbidity 67.9% (N=106/156)
Malnutrition 85.8 % (91/106)
HIV 0.9% (1/106)
Steroid treatment/ Immunosuppression 3.6% (4/106)
Chronic kidney disease 0.9% (1/106)
Diabetes 0.9% (1/106)
Goiter 0.9% (1/106)
Outcome Died 37.2% (35/94)
Better 72.8% (59/94)
Reactions 4.2% (4/94)
Jaundice 1.1 % (1/94)
Table 2: Summary of findings of co-infection with leprosy and tuberculosis (English literature).