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The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease publishes articles on all aspects of lung health, including public health-related issues such as training programmes, cost-benefit analysis, legislation, epidemiology, intervention studies and health systems research. The IJTLD is dedicated to the continuing education of physicians and health personnel and the dissemination of information on tuberculosis and lung health world-wide.

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Publisher: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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Volume 4, Number 10, October 2000

Review article

Free Content Tuberculin reactivity and the risk of tuberculosis: a review
pp. 895-903(9)
Authors: Watkins, R. E.; Brennan, R.; Plant, A. J.

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Regular Papers

Free Content The impact of directly-observed treatment on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in Beijing
pp. 904-910(7)
Authors: Zhang, L.-X.; Tu, D.-H.; Enarson, D. A.

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Free Content Is TB contact screening relevant in a developing country setting? Experiences from eastern Nepal, 1996–1998
pp. 920-924(5)
Authors: Wares, D. F.; Akhtar, M.; Singh, S.; Luitel, H.

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Free Content Causes and costs of hospitalization of tuberculosis patients in the United States
pp. 931-939(9)
Authors: Taylor, Z.; Marks, S. M.; Ríos Burrows, N. M.; Weis, S. E.; Stricof, R. L.; Miller, B.

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Free Content Surveillance of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance: results of the 1998/1999 proficiency testing in Italy
pp. 940-946(7)
Authors: Migliori, G. B.; Ambrosetti, M.; Fattorini, L.; Penati, V.; Vaccarino, P.; Besozzi, G.; Ortona, L.; Saltini, C.; Orefici, G.; Moro, M. L.; Iona, E.; Cassone, A.; SMIRA (Italian Multicentre Study on Antituberculosis Drug Resistance) Study Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

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Free Content Surveillance of drug-resistant tuberculosis and molecular evaluation of transmission of resistant strains in refugee and non-refugee populations in North-Eastern Kenya
pp. 947-955(9)
Authors: Githui, W. A.; Hawken, M. P.; Juma, E. S.; Godfrey-Faussett, P.; Swai, O. B.; Kibuga, D. K.; Porter, J. D. H.; Wilson, S. M.; Drobniewski, F. A.

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Free Content Completeness and timeliness of treatment initiation after laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis in Gaborone, Botswana
pp. 956-961(6)
Authors: Creek, T. L.; Lockman, S.; Kenyon, T. A.; Makhoa, M.; Chimidza, N.; Moeti, T.; Sarpong, B. B.; Binkin, N. J.; Tappero, J. W.

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Free Content Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among employees in a US Government Office, Gaborone, Botswana
pp. 962-967(6)
Authors: Kenyon, T. A.; Copeland, J. E.; Moeti, T.; Oyewo, R.; Binkin, N.

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Free Content Mortality rates and recurrent rates of tuberculosis in patients with smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous pleural effusion who have completed treatment
pp. 968-974(7)
Authors: Banda, H.; Kang'ombe, C.; Harries, A. D.; Nyangulu, D. S.; Whitty, C. J. M.; Wirima, J. J.; Salaniponi, F. M.; Maher, D.; Nunn, P.

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Free Content Diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis by the measurement of soluble interleukin 2 receptor in pleural fluid
pp. 975-979(5)
Authors: Porcel, J. M.; Gázquez, I.; Vives, M.; Pérez, B.; Rubio, M.; Rivas, M. C.

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Free Content Three stories about green eggs: Story One [The Lighter Side]
pp. 988-989(2)
Author: Heifets, Leonid

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Free Content Correspondence
pp. 990-992(3)

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