AIDS and tuberculosis in Spain. A report of 140 cases.

From January 1984 to October 1990, 140 of 392 (35.7%) patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were found to have had tuberculosis. One hundred and sixteen were intravenous drug abusers and 16 were homosexual men. Fever, cough, weight loss and generalised lymphadenopathy were common features of their illness. Tuberculin skin tests were… CONTINUE READING