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Diagnostic tests: what is rapid and what is inexpensive? Leonid Heifets, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, USA

In reply. Ozgul Kisa, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy and School of Medicine, Etlik/Ankara, Turkey

Should pulmonary tuberculosis patients with heavy pre-treatment bacillary load be given more aggressive treatment even under the DOTS strategy? R. Singla, N. Singla, U. K. Khalid, and V. K. Arora, L.R.S. Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi, India

Document Type: Letter Paper

Publication date: September 1, 2003

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