Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 1st, 1996
The first follow-up medical visit after the identification of tuberculosis infection is critical in determining the need for preventive therapy and identifying those with active TB.
"Groups such as the homeless, characterized by high prevalence of HIV and crowded living conditions, harbor high rates of TB infection, but adherence to preventive therapy is poor," researcher Louise Pilote and colleagues wrote ("Tuberculosis Prophylaxis in the...
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