Tuberculosis screening in patients starting antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: stretching diagnostics to the limits.

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To the Editor—We read with interest the article by Bassett et al [1] about intensive screening for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–infected patients initiating antiretroviral treatment (ART) at an outpatient service in Durban, South Africa. All patients without a pre-existing TB diagnosis (median CD4 cell count, 100… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciq128

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@article{Lawn2011TuberculosisSI, title={Tuberculosis screening in patients starting antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: stretching diagnostics to the limits.}, author={Stephen D. Lawn and R. Glenn Wood}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2011}, volume={52 2}, pages={276-7; author reply 277-8} }