Transmission of tuberculosis in patients with HIV infection

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6976.401 (Published 11 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:401
  1. R F Miller,
  2. R J Kent,
  3. A H C Uttley,
  4. N G Stoker,
  5. A L Pozniak
  1. Consultant physician Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Middlesex Hospital, London W1N 8AA
  2. Senior registrar Director Dulwich Public Health Laboratory Service, London SE22 8QF
  3. Senior lecturer London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
  4. Senior lecturer in genitourinary medicine King's College Hospital, London

    EDITOR,—We agree with the final conclusions drawn by G M Scott and J Holton that even more strict controls should be adopted to control the transmission of tuberculosis in centres caring for patients with HIV infection.1 Transmission of tuberculosis at their hospital is, however, supported by both our molecular biology data and the epidemiology.

    Editorial constraints prevented us from including detailed epidemiology …

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