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High HIV-TB co-infection rates in marginalized populations: Evidence from Alberta in support of screening TB patients for HIV

2010

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The authors discuss the feasibility of using an 'opt-out' approach to achieve universal HIV testing of TB patients in Alberta and the prevalence of co-infection in Canadian born Indigenous, non-Indigenous and foreign-born populations.

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High HIV-TB co-infection rates in marginalized populations: Evidence from Alberta in support of screening TB patients for HIV.

Long, R., & Boffa, J. (2010). High HIV-TB co-infection rates in marginalized populations: Evidence from Alberta in support of screening TB patients for HIV. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 202-4.

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