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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

Print version ISSN 0864-2125On-line version ISSN 1561-3038


BLANCO HERNANDEZ, Neylim; HERNANDEZ RODRIGUEZ, Yaquelín  and  CARPIO MARTINEZ, Miguel Ángel. Tuberculosis in primary health care. Report of 2 cases. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2006, vol.22, n.3. ISSN 0864-2125.

Two cases of tuberculosis diagnosed at "Mártires de Calabazar" health area are presented. The first is a malnourished and alcoholic 46-year-old woman with previous history of being a contact of tuberculosis and with more than one month of evolution. The second is a 15-old-month girl, intradomiciliary contact of the first, with a test of hyperergic tuberculin. Microbiological and radiological studies were indicated.The latter showed signs that revealed the diagnosis. A complete, specific treatment under direct observation was applied with a high clinic of both cases.

Keywords : Tuberculosis; patient; case.

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