Risk factors for tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV-infected patients in New York City

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 05/10/2012

Authors found a high TST conversion rate among HIV–infected patients attending an urban clinic. Annual TST testing is particularly important for patients who are foreign–born from high–endemic countries, those with a history of homelessness, and those with an increase in CD4 cell count since the baseline negative TST test.

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