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In the article entitled ‘Results of a national survey on drug resistance among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Rwanda’ by A. N. Umubyeyi, G. Vandebriel, M. Gasana, et al. (Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007; 11(2): 189–194), several errors occurred in Table 3.

In the article entitled ‘Pulmonary tuberculosis prevalence among respiratory symptomatic subjects in an out-patient primary health unit’ (Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007; 11(2): 156–160), the author list should have read: L. G. V. Bastos, L. S. Fonseca, F. C. Q. Mello, A. Ruffino-Netto, J. E. Golub, M. B. Conde.

In the Review article entitled ‘Linezolid for the treatment of patients with atypical mycobacterial infection: a systematic review’ (Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007; 11(6): 606–611), by F. Ntziora and M. E. Falagas, the following errors occurred:

1 The title should have read ‘Linezolid for the treatment of patients with mycobacterial infections: a systematic review’

2 The running head should have read ‘Linezolid for treatment of TB’

3 The 7th line of the summary should have read ‘patients with mycobacterial infection’.

A citation error occurred in the article entitled ‘Associations between tobacco and tuberculosis’ (Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007; 11(3): 258–262), by C-Y. Chiang, K. Slama, D. A. Enarson. Reference 9 should have read as follows:

9 Nisar M, Williams C S, Ashby D, Davies P D. Tuberculin testing in residential homes for the elderly. Thorax 1993; 48: 1257–1260.

Document Type: Erratum

Publication date: August 1, 2007

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