Experiences in implementation of routine human immunodeficiency virus testing in a US tuberculosis clinic
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 08/10/2012
Shah NS et al. – Smear–negative TB represents a large proportion of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States, and occurs more often among persons in groups more likely to undergo TB screening. The lower mortality may indicate earlier TB detection, and underscores the need for continued vigilance in screening of high–risk persons.