The Influence of Smoking on Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients


BACKGROUND Both smoking and diabetes can increase the risk and influence the manifestations and outcomes of tuberculosis (TB). It is not clear whether the influence of smoking on pulmonary TB differs between non-diabetic and diabetic patients. Herein, we assessed the manifestations and outcomes of TB in relation to smoking in both diabetic and non-diabetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156677


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