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We read with interest the article ‘Duration of anti-tubercular therapy in uveitis associated with latent tuberculosis: a case-control study’ by Ang et al.1 However, we found the title misleading and erroneously suggestive of anti-tuberculosis treatment for latent tuberculosis. Our concern is mainly with the use of term ‘latent tuberculosis’ rather than ‘ocular tuberculosis’ for the patients included in the study.
During the initial pulmonary encounter with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) in individuals with a functional immune response, alveolar macrophages and circulating monocytes engulf the mycobacterium …