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

Brassard, Paul; Remi, Robert S.
June 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/29/99, Vol. 160 Issue 13, p1838
Academic Journal
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.


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