Tuberculosis in non-Haitian patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

@article{Louie1986TuberculosisIN,
  title={Tuberculosis in non-Haitian patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Elaine Louie and Louis B. Rice and Robert S. Holzman},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1986},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={542-5}
}
From Jan 1, 1981 to Oct 31, 1984, 24 of 280 (8.6 percent) patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) had tuberculosis. No patient with both AIDS and tuberculosis was Haitian. In 15 patients, tuberculosis was diagnosed prior to or concomitant with the diagnosis of AIDS. Twelve patients (50 percent) had Mycobacterium tuberculosis grown from at least one extrapulmonary site. Although the clinical presentation was variable, no patient had cavitary and only one had apical disease… CONTINUE READING

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