Are intestinal helminths risk factors for developing active tuberculosis?
Abstract:Objectives To determine the prevalence of intestinal helminth infections in active tuberculosis patients and their healthy household contacts and to assess its association with active TB in an area endemic for both types of infections.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden 2: Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Publication date: 2006-04-01