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Editor's Correspondence
October 08, 2007

Smoking and Tuberculosis: Infection, Disease, and Mortality—Reply

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Copyright 2007 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2007

Arch Intern Med. 2007;167(18):2009. doi:10.1001/archinte.167.18.2009

In reply

We thank Jay for providing additional detail on the history of the association between tobacco smoking and tuberculosis. In citing one 1956 article1 in support of our statement on the long-standing nature of this issue, we had not intended to imply that this was the earliest occasion on which the possibility of such an association had been raised.

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