G Snukst-Torbeck

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From July 1982 to January 1986, we saw 86 patients in the tuberculosis clinic; 77 (90%) were alcoholics; all were males, 71 (83%) were black, 14 (16%) were white, and one (1%) was hispanic. Of these, 10 patients (12%) failed to complete therapy and were referred to the Chicago Board of Health. Nine patients (10%) were dropped from the clinic: three moved(More)
To better treat and eliminate tuberculosis, patient compliance must be improved. Compliance can be evaluated by measuring a drug or its metabolite in the urine. In Arkansas, a simple colorimetric method of checking the urine for isoniazid (the Potts-Cozart test) has been used for many years, but it is relatively unknown outside that state and its(More)
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