Vigilance is also required for pulmonary tuberculosis in UK-born subjects.


Over and above the recommendation that ‘Clinicians should have a higher index of clinical suspicion of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in non-UK born cases’, due to an increasing proportion of non-UK-born cases during 1999e2006, we also need to be vigilant for the possibility that UK-born individuals who have escaped early detection of pulmonary tuberculosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/thx.2009.132605


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