Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 13th, 2006
"The association between tuberculosis and underlying risk factors was evaluated in Texas patients hospitalized in the 15 counties along the Mexico border within the remaining nonborder counties.
"A case control analysis of the hospital discharge dataset from the Texas Health Care Information Council was performed for the years 1999-2001. A discharge diagnosis of tuberculosis identified cases (N=4,915)," scientists in the United States report.
According to A. Perez and colleagues at the University of Texas, School of Public Health, "Deep venous thrombosis,...
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