Tuberculosis Management in the Primary Care Setting
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Tuberculosis Management in the Primary Care Setting

In this downloadable slideset, Richard E. Chaisson, MD, reviews best practices in the diagnosis and management of patients with active and latent TB infection. For more information on TB epidemiology, diagnosis, and management, go to inPractice HIV and inPractice HIV Africa.
Format: Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt)
File size: 489 KB
Date posted: 4/10/2017
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