Funding for this research was provided by:
Italian Ministry of Health (Research program no. 4 Tuberculosis, grant Ricerca Corrente IRCCS)
Received: 14 February 2019
Accepted: 23 September 2019
First Online: 22 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval is not applicable to retrospective review of past clinical cases. All treatments received by the patient were standard of care and were not influenced by this retrospective review. Written informed consent was obtained from both patients for this paper to be published.
: Written informed consent was obtained from both patients for this paper to be published. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor of this journal.
: Delia Goletti is an editorial board member for BMC Infectious Diseases. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.