Published in AIDS Weekly, August 29th, 2011
"Most children were unable to provide a sputum specimen; co-infected patients were more likely to be smear negative for acid-fast bacilli (83% vs 46%; p = 0.07) and culture positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (44% vs 19%; p< 0.001). In all, 57% of co-infected patients did not react to tuberculin skin test...
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