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Proton pump inhibitors therapy has been found to be associated with some comorbidities.1 Recently, one case-control study disclosed a positive association between tuberculosis and proton pump inhibitors therapy (OR=1.13; 95% CI 1.10 to 1.28),2 which was compatible with another case-control study in Taiwan (OR=1.31; 95% CI 1.22 to 1.41).3 Some points need to be discussed. Proton pump inhibitors and histamine-2 receptor antagonists have similar indications for acid-related gastrointestinal diseases, but little research explores the association between the risk of tuberculosis and histamine-2 receptor antagonists therapy. In order to explore this issue, a preliminary case-control study was conducted …
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