How can it not be? - you may ask. However, with TB and AIDS, there are tell tale signs such as intrathoracic lymhadenopathy, bilateral lung lesions and spread throughout body - diffuse/miliary tuberculosis (not in this case). Clinically, this patient may have presented with haemoptysis, chest pain and a productive cough.
TB is a common infection found in HIV patients but in this patient it was latent and did not kill him. You are on the right track - so don't lose heart and ...
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