Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 8th, 1999
Researchers from Spain's University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela conducted a retrospective study of 80 HIV patients diagnosed with tuberculosis in order to evaluate the clinical presentation of tuberculosis (CPT) in relation to the degree of HIV-induced immunodeficiency, as determined by the CD4 lymphocyte count and reactivity to the tuberculin and delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction (DHR) skin tests. The researchers applied 2TU of RT-23 tuberculin, and the Multitest IMC Merieux, respectively ("Clinical Presentation of...
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