Lloyd Friedman, MD, is a pulmonary critical care specialist who primarily treats tuberculosis, latent tuberculosis infection and nontuberculous mycobacteria. He also cares for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit at Yale New Haven Hospital.
A clinical professor of medicine (pulmonology), Dr. Friedman has been at Yale since 1989. The major focus of his research is an experimental project concerning the association of tuberculosis and asthma. He recently published the results of a multicenter trial investigating the incidence of reversion of latent tuberculosis infection through the use of skin tests and interferon gamma release assays.
Dr. Friedman has been following a cohort of welfare patients in New York to assess the incidence of tuberculosis, AIDS and death.
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