Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 10th, 1997
Researcher Peter F. Barnes and colleagues further noted that upper lobe infiltrates and cavitation are not indicators of remote infection.
The only accepted method to confirm that recent infection is responsible for tuberculosis in an adult is documentation at the time of tuberculin skin test conversion. Because such information is rarely available, alternative strategies are needed.
One approach is to use restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP)...
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