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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 12, Number 4, April 2008

Editorial

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Invited paper

Free Content Identifying an active case of tuberculosis [Serialised Guide. Best practice for the care of patients with tuberculosis. Number 2 in the series]
pp. 381-385(5)
Authors: Williams, G.; Alarcon, E.; Jittimanee, S.; Walusimbi, M.; Sebek, M.; Berga, E.; Villa, T. S.

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Free Content Mycobacterium tuberculosis Uganda genotype is the predominant cause of TB in Kampala, Uganda
pp. 386-391(6)
Authors: Asiimwe, B. B.; Koivula, T.; Källenius, G.; Huard, R. C.; Ghebremichael, S.; Asiimwe, J.; Joloba, M. L.

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Free Content Risk factors for delay in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis at a referral hospital in Rwanda
pp. 392-396(5)
Authors: Lorent, N.; Mugwaneza, P.; Mugabekazi, J.; Gasana, M.; Van Bastelaere, S.; Clerinx, J.; Van den Ende, J.

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Free Content Normal chest radiography in pulmonary tuberculosis: implications for obtaining respiratory specimen cultures
pp. 397-403(7)
Authors: Pepper, T.; Joseph, P.; Mwenya, C.; McKee, G-S.; Haushalter, A.; Carter, A.; Warkentin, J.; Haas, D. W.; Sterling, T. R.

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Free Content Population-based chest X-ray screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in people living with HIV/AIDS, An Giang, Vietnam
pp. 404-410(7)
Authors: Shah, N. S.; Anh, M. H.; Thuy, T. T.; Duong Thom, B. S.; Linh, T.; Nghia, D. T.; Sy, D. N.; Duong, B. D.; Chau, L. T. M.; Wells, C.; Laserson, K.; Varma, J. K.

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Free Content Poor outcome is associated with delayed tuberculosis diagnosis in HIV-infected children in Baja California, Mexico
pp. 411-416(6)
Authors: Viani, R. M.; Lopez, G.; Chacón-Cruz, E.; Hubbard, P.; Spector, S. A.

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Free Content High level of discordant IGRA results in HIV-infected adults and children
pp. 417-423(7)
Authors: Mandalakas, A. M.; Hesseling, A. C.; Chegou, N. N.; Kirchner, H. L.; Zhu, X.; Marais, B. J.; Black, G. F.; Beyers, N.; Walzl, G.

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Free Content National scale-up of HIV testing and provision of HIV care to tuberculosis patients in Kenya
pp. 424-429(6)
Authors: Chakaya, J. M.; Mansoer, J. R.; Scano, F.; Wambua, N.; L'Herminez, R.; Odhiambo, J.; Mohamed, I.; Kangangi, J.; Ombeka, V.; Akeche, G.; Adala, S.; Gitau, S.; Maina, J.; Kibias, S.; Langat, B.; Abdille, N.; Wako, I.; Kimuu, P.; Sitienei, J.

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Free Content Incidence and risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis among the poor in the northern region of Poland
pp. 430-435(6)
Authors: Romaszko, J.; Buciński, A.; Wasiński, R.; Rosłan, A.; Bednarski, K.

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Free Content Incidence of tuberculosis among health care workers at a private university hospital in South Korea
pp. 436-440(5)
Authors: Jo, K-W.; Woo, J. H.; Hong, Y.; Choi, C-M.; Oh, Y-M.; Lee, S. D.; Kim, W. S.; Kim, D. S.; Kim, W. D.; Shim, T. S.

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Free Content Factors associated with a clinician's decision to stop anti-tuberculosis treatment before completion
pp. 441-446(6)
Authors: Chiang, C-Y.; Enarson, D. A.; Bai, K-J.; Suo, J.; Wu, Y-C.; Lin, T-P.; Luh, K-T.

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Free Content Lung cancer mortality trends by geographical area in Spanish women, 1980–2005
pp. 453-457(5)
Authors: Cayuela, A.; Rodríguez-Domínguez, S.; López-Campos, J. L.; Vigil, E.

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Free Content Hidden respiratory disease-associated deaths
pp. 458-464(7)
Author: Perez-Padilla, R.

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