Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 15th, 1995
In 1987 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised the AIDS surveillance case definition, adding several AIDS-defining diagnoses to the previous list, including extrapulmonary (EP) TB in HIV-infected individuals. However, pulmonary TB was not included until the introduction of the 1993 expanded AIDS definition.
"The availability of prophylaxis and effective treatment against TB underscores the need to ascertain the factors contributing to its presentation in...
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