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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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Volume 9, Number 9, September 2005

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Regular Papers

Free Content Risk factors for drug-resistant tuberculosis among non-US-born persons in New York City
pp. 964-969(6)
Authors: Clark, C. M.; Li, J.; Driver, C. R.; Munsiff, S. S.

Free Content A population-based study of drug resistance and transmission of tuberculosis in an urban community
pp. 970-976(7)
Authors: Telles, M. A. S.; Ferrazoli, L.; Waldman, E. A.; Giampaglia, C. M. S.; Martins, M. C.; Ueki, S. Y. M.; Chimara, E.; Silva, C. A.; Cruz, V.; Waldman, C. C. S.; Heyn, I.; Hirono, I. U.; Riley, L. W.

Free Content Tuberculosis skin testing, anergy and protein malnutrition in Peru
pp. 977-984(8)
Authors: Pelly, T. F.; Santillan, C. F.; Gilman, R. H.; Cabrera, L. Z.; Garcia, E.; Vidal, C.; Zimic, M. J.; Moore, D. A. J.; Evans, C. A.

Free Content QuantiFERON®-TB predicts tuberculin skin test boosting in US foreign-born
pp. 985-991(7)
Authors: Nguyen, M.; Perry, S.; Parsonnet, J.

Free Content Patient and health care system delays in pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis in a low-incidence state
pp. 992-998(7)
Authors: Golub, J. E.; Bur, S.; Cronin, W. A.; Gange, S.; Baruch, N.; Comstock, G. W.; Chaisson, R. E.

Free Content Trends of delays in tuberculosis case finding in Japan and associated factors
pp. 999-1005(7)
Authors: Ohmori, M.; Ozasa, K.; Mori, T.; Wada, M.; Yoshiyama, T.; Aoki, M.; Uchimura, K.; Ishikawa, N.

Free Content Patient and health system delays in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in Southern Taiwan
pp. 1006-1012(7)
Authors: Chiang, C-Y.; Chang, C-T.; Chang, R-E.; Li, C-T.; Huang, R-M.

Free Content Leadership, management and technical lessons learnt from a successful public-private partnership for TB control in Nepal
pp. 1013-1017(5)
Authors: Newell, J. N.; Pande, S. B.; Baral, S. C.; Bam, D. S.; Malla, P.

Free Content Population-based risk factors for tuberculosis and adverse outcomes among Tibetan refugees in India, 1994 –1996
pp. 1018-1026(9)
Authors: Nelson, L. J.; Naik, Y.; Tsering, K.; Cegielski, J. P.

Free Content Barriers to completion of tuberculosis treatment among prisoners and former prisoners in St Petersburg, Russia
pp. 1027-1033(7)
Authors: Fry, R. S.; Khoshnood, K.; Vdovichenko, E.; Granskaya, J.; Sazhin, V.; Shpakovskaya, L.; Zhemkov, V.; Zhemkova, M.; Rowhani-Rahbar, A.; Funk, M.; Kozlov, A.

Free Content Interferon-gamma responses to ESAT-6 in tuberculosis patients early into and after anti-tuberculosis treatment
pp. 1034-1039(6)
Authors: Ferrand, R. A.; Bothamley, G. H.; Whelan, A.; Dockrell, H. M.

Free Content The diagnostic values of serum, pleural fluid and urine neopterin measurements in tuberculous pleurisy
pp. 1040-1045(6)
Authors: Tozkoparan, E.; Deniz, O.; Cakir, E.; Yaman, H.; Ciftci, F.; Gumus, S.; Ozcan, O.; Akgul, O. E.; Bilgic, H.; Erbil, K.; Ekiz, K.

Free Content Recovery rate of NTM from AFB smear-positive sputum specimens at a medical centre in South Korea
pp. 1046-1051(6)
Authors: Jeon, K.; Koh, W-J.; Kwon, O. J.; Suh, G. Y.; Chung, M. P.; Kim, H.; Lee, N. Y.; Park, Y. K.; Bai, G. H.

Short communication

Free Content Low antibody response against tuberculous glycolipid (TBGL) in elderly gastrectomised tuberculosis patients [Short Communication]
pp. 1052-1053(2)
Authors: Ashino, J.; Ashino, Y.; Guio, H.; Saitoh, H.; Mizusawa, M.; Hattori, T.

Free Content Changes in utilization of TB health services in Nepal [Short Communication, Notes from the Field]
pp. 1054-1056(3)
Authors: Mohan, C. I.; Bishai, D.; Kumar, S.; ten Asbroek, G.; Niessen, L.

Letter paper

Free Content Correspondence
pp. 1057-1060(4)


Free Content Errata
pp. 1060-1060(1)

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