Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 19th, 2006
According to a recent report from Egypt, "The aim of the present study was to ascertain the degree of occurrence of tuberculous infection in patients presenting with low back pain (LBP).
"Forty consecutive patients seeking primary medical attention for the main symptom of LBP and presenting to the Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic of our institution from January 2004 to June 2005, were recruited in this cohort study."
"All patients were thoroughly interrogated (occupational, trauma, infection, diabetes mellitus and medication history), subjected to a...
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