Notification of tuberculosis is compatible with venereal diseases regulations

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7020.1642b (Published 16 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1642
  1. J S Metters
  1. Deputy chief medical officer Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS

    EDITOR,--The Department of Health shares Alexander S Pym and colleagues' concern that undernotification of cases of tuberculosis, particularly in association with HIV infection, could have important public health consequences.1 Undernotification causes difficulties for consultants in communicable disease control when …

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