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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 4
Testing for TB Disease and Infection


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  3. Nash DR, Douglass JE. Anergy in active pulmonary tuberculosis. A comparison between positive and negative reactors and an evaluation of 5 TU and 250 TU skin test doses. Chest 1980;77:32-7.


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