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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2012, Article ID 218183, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/218183
Review Article

Tuberculosis Is Not a Risk Factor for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: A Review of the Literature

1Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital and Division of Transplantation Immunology and Mucosal Biology, School of Medicine, King’s College London, London SE5 9RS, UK
2Cellular Immunotherapy and Molecular Immunodiagnostics, Center for Research and Technology Thessaly, 41222 Larissa, Greece
3Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, 41110 Larissa, Greece
4Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, University of Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
5Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Thessaly, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
6The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital and Department of Surgery, University Collegue London, London NW32QG, UK

Received 20 July 2012; Accepted 3 October 2012

Academic Editor: Juraj Ivanyi

Copyright © 2012 Daniel S. Smyk et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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