TITLE

Incidence of tuberculosis among reported AIDS cases in Quebec from 1979 to 1996

AUTHOR(S)
Brassard, Paul; Remi, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/29/99, Vol. 160 Issue 13, p1838
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes Quebec Province AIDS surveillance data to quantify the extent of tuberculosis (TB) among reported AIDS cases and to identify the characteristics of AIDS patients with TB. Methods; Results; Interpretation that AIDS contributes significantly to the number of TB cases and that the study reinforces the importance of offering HIV testing to people in high-risk groups.
ACCESSION #
1990161

 

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