Tuberculosis: nine questions physicians often ask

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Date: Mar. 1997
From: Consultant(Vol. 37, Issue 3)
Publisher: HMP Communications, LLC
Document Type: Article
Length: 2,508 words

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Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria have emerged as one of the serious problems in the world. Screening, testing, and treatment of this disease were presented. The technique and importance of tuberculin test, Mantoux test in screening high-risk patients was shown. Among these high-risk groups were persons with HIV infection, persons who inject drugs, and those who have close contacts to persons with infectious tuberculosis.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A19872601