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Abstract Number: 649

THE FALLACY OF “TB RULE-OUT”: NEGATIVE AFB SMEAR/CULTURE AND BAYESIAN REASONING ERROR

Case Presentation: A 83-year-old woman of Chinese origin with remote history of breast cancer and pulmonary fibrosis of unknown etiology presented to care with one month of fevers, night sweats, malaise, and cough. After three [...]

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