Original Article

Pulmonary Histoplasmosis Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Authors: ALEX SALIBA M.D., OREN A. BEATTY M.D., LUIGI PACINI M.D.

Abstract

The presence simultaneously of both active pulmonary tuberculosis and histoplasmosis is probably greater than suspected in endemic areas. A common error, which may miss infection with H. capsulatum, is to stop further investigations of a given case when Myco. tuberculosis has been demonstrated in sputum or by culture.

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