MURRAY SPOTNITZ, M.D.
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To the Editor: It is not unexpected that W. W. Stead and J. H. Bates ("Primary Tuberculosis from the Far East. Transmission by a Veteran to two civilians." (Ann. Intern. Med. 70: 707, 1969)) would have found an American serviceman who developed contagious pulmonary tuberculosis while overseas. However, there is little evidence that this has been or will become an important problem in tuberculosis control in this country. Despite the large commitment of young tuberculin-negative soldiers abroad it has been found that the majority of military personnel admitted to a large Army tuberculosis center had contracted tuberculosis while in the
SPOTNITZ M. TUBERCULOSIS FROM THE FAR EAST. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:428–430. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-2-428_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(2):428-430.
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