Tuberculosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome--Florida.

  title={Tuberculosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome--Florida.},
  author={Hans Rieder and G. M. Cauthen and Alan B. Bloch and Catherine Helen Cole and Deborah Holtzman and Dixie E. Snider and WilliamN. Bigler and J. J. Witte},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={149 6},
Florida reported 1858 cases of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and 8455 cases of tuberculosis from January 1, 1981, through October 31, 1986. Of the patients with AIDS, 159 (8.6%) also had tuberculosis, and 154 (1.8%) of the patients with tuberculosis also had AIDS. Among patients with both diagnoses, tuberculosis was diagnosed before AIDS by more than 1 month in 50%, was diagnosed within 1 month before or 1 month after the diagnosis of AIDS in 30%, and was diagnosed more than 1… CONTINUE READING


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