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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 8, August 2008

Editorial

Free Content Detecting LTBI: old techniques, new approaches [Editorial]
pp. 867-868(2)
Authors: Sismanidis, Charalambos; Williams, Brian

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Review article

Invited paper

Free Content Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in undocumented migrants in low- or intermediate-incidence countries [Workshop report]
pp. 878-888(11)
Authors: Heldal, E.; Kuyvenhoven, J. V.; Wares, F.; Migliori, G. B.; Ditiu, L.; Fernandez de la Hoz, K.; Garcia, D.

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Regular Papers

Free Content Improving the estimation of tuberculosis infection prevalence using T-cell-based assay and mixture models
pp. 895-902(8)
Authors: Pai, M.; Dendukuri, N.; Wang, L.; Joshi, R.; Kalantri, S.; Rieder, H. L.

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Free Content Risk of tuberculosis in screened subjects without known risk factors for active disease
pp. 903-908(6)
Authors: Cook, V. J.; Hernández-Garduño, E.; Elwood, R. K.

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Free Content First national tuberculin survey in Nepal
pp. 909-915(7)
Authors: Shrestha, K. B.; Malla, P.; Jha, K. K.; Shakya, T. M.; Akhtar, M.; Gunneberg, C.; van der Werf, M. J.

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Free Content Rapid decline in prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis after DOTS implementation in a rural area of South India
pp. 916-920(5)
Authors: Subramani, R.; Radhakrishna, S.; Frieden, T. R.; Kolappan, C.; Gopi, P. G.; Santha, T.; Wares, F.; Selvakumar, N.; Narayanan, P. R.

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Free Content Cost and implementation analysis of a personal digital assistant system for laboratory data collection
pp. 921-927(7)
Authors: Blaya, J. A.; Gomez, W.; Rodriguez, P.; Fraser, H.

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Free Content Cost of tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment from the patient perspective in Lusaka, Zambia
pp. 928-935(8)
Authors: Aspler, A.; Menzies, D.; Oxlade, O.; Banda, J.; Mwenge, L.; Godfrey-Faussett, P.; Ayles, H.

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Free Content From suspect to patient: tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment initiation in health facilities in South Africa
pp. 936-941(6)
Authors: Botha, E.; den Boon, S.; Lawrence, K-A.; Reuter, H.; Verver, S.; Lombard, C. J.; Dye, C.; Enarson, D. A.; Beyers, N.

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Free Content Contribution of reinfection to recurrent tuberculosis in South African gold miners
pp. 942-948(7)
Authors: Charalambous, S.; Grant, A. D.; Moloi, V.; Warren, R.; Day, J. H.; van Helden, P.; Hayes, R. J.; Fielding, K. L.; De Cock, K. M.; Chaisson, R. E.; Churchyard, G. J.

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Free Content Tuberculosis risk among staff of a large public hospital in Kenya
pp. 949-954(6)
Authors: Galgalo, T.; Dalal, S.; Cain, K. P.; Oeltmann, J.; Tetteh, C.; Kamau, J. G.; Njenga, M. K.; Breiman, R. F.; Chakaya, J. M.; Irimu, H. M.; Miller, B.; De Cock, K. M.; Bock, N. N.; Ijaz, K.

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Free Content Provider-initiated diagnostic HIV counselling and testing in tuberculosis clinics in Thailand
pp. 955-961(7)
Authors: Nateniyom, S.; Jittimanee, S. X.; Viriyakitjar, D.; Jittimanee, S.; Keophaithool, S.; Varma, J. K.

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Free Content Spoligotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in anthracotic bronchitis
pp. 962-966(5)
Authors: Najafizadeh, K.; Ghorbani, F.; Farnia, P.; Shiehmorteza, M.; Jamali, M.

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Free Content Ethambutol-induced optical neuropathy: risk of overdosing in obese subjects
pp. 967-971(5)
Authors: Hasenbosch, R. E.; Alffenaar, J. W. C.; Koopmans, S. A.; Kosterink, J. G. W.; van der Werf, T. S.; van Altena, R.

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Free Content Comparison of lung morphology in COPD secondary to cigarette and biomass smoke
pp. 972-977(6)
Authors: Rivera, R. M.; Cosio, M. G.; Ghezzo, H.; Salazar, M.; Pérez-Padilla, R.

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Short communication

Free Content Postoperative flare-up of genital tuberculosis: a clinical reality [Case study]
pp. 981-983(3)
Authors: Singh, N.; Sharma, A. K.; Dadhwal, V.; Gupta, N.; Mittal, S.

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Erratum

Free Content Erratum
pp. 984-984(1)

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