Fine-needle aspiration of peripheral lymph nodes in patients with tuberculosis and HIV.

Previous studies of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) specimens from lymph nodes of patients with tuberculosis (TB) and infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have often involved small numbers of specimens and have produced conflicting results. We reviewed 93 FNA specimens from peripheral lymph nodes in a consecutive series of 79 patients with TB… CONTINUE READING