Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 18th, 1996
Researcher Ariel Pablos-Mendez and colleagues from the New York City Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 44 percent of the tuberculosis patients identified during April of 1991 had died by October of 1994.
Although the majority of deaths occurred among HIV infected cases, Pablos-Mendez et al. concluded that many would not have occurred with earlier diagnosis and adequate treatment.
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