Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 11th, 2009
"Entering the study, HD patients were tested with tuberculin and 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene, and a cell-mediated immunity (CMI) index was estimated. Relative risks (RR) for TB were calculated considering subjects from the background general population as a reference group. The independent effect of age, BMI and tuberculin sensitivity was determined using Cox's proportional hazard model. Female HD patients...
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