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Determining the Priority for a Contact of a Tuberculosis Patient with a Positive Sputum AFB Smear or Cavitary Lesion on Chest X-Ray

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A contact with a tuberculosis patient who has a positive sputum acid fast bacilli (AFB) smear or cavitary lesion on chest X-ray can be classified using the CDC criteria.

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