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The slowing of the decline in tuberculosis notifications and HIV infection

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Journal
Respiratory Medicine
0954-6111
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
83
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0954-6111(89)80204-5
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Rates of tuberculosis in England and Wales increased slightly in 1986. Evidence is put forward to suggest that this is due to disease in older patients, particularly females. It is very unlikely, therefore, that the arrest in the decline in tuberculosis rates in the UK is related to HIV infection. Infection incurred during World War II is a more probable cause.

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