Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 25th, 2000
"HIV infected individuals are predisposed to infection with TB," reported H.L. Twigg, III, and colleagues in Indianapolis, Indiana. "The initial response to TB infection is phagocytosis by AM. To examine AM susceptibility to TB, bronchoalveolar lavage was obtained from normal and HIV infected volunteers and exposed to either virulent or avirulent TB for two hours, cultured for two days, lysed, and lysate inoculated into BACTEC bottles."
Reporting at the 96th International Conference...
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