Prevalence of Aspergillus sensitisation in pulmonary tuberculosis-related fibrocavitary disease.

  title={Prevalence of Aspergillus sensitisation in pulmonary tuberculosis-related fibrocavitary disease.},
  author={Sahajal Dhooria and Pardeep Kumar and Biman Saikia and A N Aggarwal and Dheeraj Gupta and Digamber Behera and Arunaloke Chakrabarti and Ritesh Agarwal},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  volume={18 7},
SETTING Aspergillus complicates the course of healed pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), causing aspergilloma and chronic pulmonary aspergillosis. Whether Aspergillus also causes allergic sensitisation in PTB-related fibrocavitary disease and bronchiectasis remains unknown. OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of Aspergillus sensitisation in healed fibrocavitary PTB. DESIGN In a case-control design, consecutive symptomatic new referrals with PTB-related fibrocavitary disease underwent… CONTINUE READING
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