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Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Co-infection
Yehyun Park, M.D., Bum Sik Chin, M.D., Ph.D., Sang Hoon Han, M.D., Ph.D., Yujung Yun, M.D., Young Ju Kim, M.D., Jun Yong Choi, M.D., Ph.D., Chang Oh Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Young Goo Song, M.D., Ph.D. and June Myung Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases; 2014 February; 76 (2): 84-87

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Conclusion : We hereby observe four co-infection cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 and Mycobacterium tuberculosis with various clinical presentations. It may be prudent to consider M. tuberculosis co-infections when patients with pandemic influenza reveal unusual clinical features that do not improve despite appropriate treatments against the influenza, especially in Korea, in the endemic areas of M. tuberculosis.

Keywords : Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Coinfectionof

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