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Hemoptysis Associated with Paragonimus westermani

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 13 Aug 2015

A Sahni and A Patel
Abstract
A 49-year-old man who had recently emigrated from Myanmar presented with a 6-month history of rusty brown sputum with hemoptysis. A tuberculin skin test was positive, but sputum smears were negative for acid-fast bacilli, ova, and parasites.
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Acid fast bacilli, Tuberculin, Acid-fast, Rusty Brown, Parasites, Tuberculosis, Mantoux test, Bacteria
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