Which tests are performed to evaluate tuberculosis infection in patients with newly diagnosed HIV infection?

Updated: Dec 02, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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A purified protein derivative skin test is placed to evaluate for tuberculosis infection. Chest radiography should be performed in patients with a positive PPD test result.

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