TB screening pays off for indigent AIDS patients.

  • Published 1996 in AIDS alert

Abstract

A recent New York City study shows regular TB screening of AIDS patients living in congregate settings is cost-effective. The study shows that chest radiography, backed by a positive skin test, is not a wholly reliable way to identify TB cases among AIDS patients, and it is costly. The least expensive and most cost-effective of all the methods for… (More)

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