Severe acute respiratory syndrome and tuberculosis.


Respiratory infectious diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome and tuberculosis create unique risks for anyone who may be exposed. A brief history of each disease is discussed in this article. The pathogenesis, manifestations, and therapy (where applicable) are also addressed. Recommendations for limiting secondary transmission are given based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on infection control in health care facilities.

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@article{Stackhouse2004SevereAR, title={Severe acute respiratory syndrome and tuberculosis.}, author={Robin A Stackhouse}, journal={Anesthesiology clinics of North America}, year={2004}, volume={22 3}, pages={437-55, vi} }