Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 6th, 1996
Researchers noted however that positive skin testing does not accurately assess the likelihood of developing active tuberculosis in this population.
"Among indigent alcohol and drug abusers in New York City, the rates of tuberculosis, AIDS, and death are extremely high," Lloyd N. Friedman and colleagues wrote ("TB, AIDS, and Death Among Substance Abusers on Welfare in New York City," The New...
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