Recommendations for screening and prevention of tuberculosis in patients with HIV and for screening for HIV in patients with tuberculosis and their contacts

Long, Richard; Houston, Stan; Hershfield, Earl
October 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/14/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p789
Academic Journal
Presents the recommendations issued by the Canadian Tuberculosis Committee of the Center for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control of the Population and Health Branch of Health Canada in October 2003 for screening and prevention of tuberculosis (TB) in patients with HIV and for HIV in patients with tuberculosis and their contacts. Problem posed by TB to Canadian public health; Types of TB infection in Canada; Comparison between the prevalence of TB in Canada and the U.S.


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