Article updated and reviewed by Cyrus Badshah, MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Assitant Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Medical Director, Chest (TB)Clinic and Directly Observed Therapy Program, Harlem Hospital Center on April 18, 2005.
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