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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 13, Number 12, December 2009

Editorial

Free Content Expanding HIV surveillance to include TB patients in resource-limited settings with a generalized epidemic [Unresolved issues]
pp. 1447-1449(3)
Authors: Padayatchi, N.; Stiefvater, E.; Naidoo, K.; Naidoo, K.; Ndung'u, T.; Abdool Karim, Q.

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Review article

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Regular Papers

Free Content Model collaboration between hospitals and public health system to improve tuberculosis control in China
pp. 1486-1492(7)
Authors: Wang, L.; Cheng, S.; Xu, M.; Huang, F.; Xu, W.; Li, R.; Chin, D. P.

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Free Content Public awareness of tuberculosis in China: a national survey of 69 253 subjects
pp. 1493-1499(7)
Authors: Lu, S-H.; Tian, B-C.; Kang, X-P.; Zhang, W.; Meng, X-P.; Zhang, J-B.; Lo, S. K.

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Free Content Pulmonary tuberculosis, impaired lung function, disability and quality of life in a high-burden setting
pp. 1500-1506(7)
Authors: Maguire, G. P.; Anstey, N. M.; Ardian, M.; Waramori, G.; Tjitra, E.; Kenangalem, E.; Handojo, T.; Kelly, P. M.

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Free Content Contact screening and chemoprophylaxis in India's Revised Tuberculosis Control Programme: a situational analysis
pp. 1507-1512(6)
Authors: Banu Rekha, V. V.; Jagarajamma, K.; Wares, F.; Chandrasekaran, V.; Swaminathan, S.

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Free Content High risk of tuberculous infection in North Sulawesi Province of Indonesia
pp. 1513-1518(6)
Authors: Bachtiar, A.; Miko, T. Y.; Machmud, R.; Besral; Mehta, F.; Chadha, V. K.; Yudarini, P.; Loprang, F.; Fahmi, S.; Jitendra, R.

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Free Content Prevalence of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection in hospitalized patients with tuberculosis
pp. 1519-1523(5)
Authors: de Lourdes Bastos, M.; Osterbauer, B.; Mesquita, D. L.; Carrera, C. A.; Albuquerque, M. J.; Silva, L.; Pereira, D. N.; Riley, L.; Carvalho, E. M.

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Free Content Community vs. facility-based directly observed treatment for tuberculosis in Tanzania's Kilimanjaro Region
pp. 1524-1529(6)
Authors: van den Boogaard, J.; Lyimo, R.; Irongo, C. F.; Boeree, M. J.; Schaalma, H.; Aarnoutse, R. E.; Kibiki, G. S.

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Free Content Smoking and risk of death due to pulmonary tuberculosis: a case-control comparison in 103 population centers in China
pp. 1530-1535(6)
Authors: Jiang, J.; Liu, B.; Nasca, P. C.; Zeng, X.; Chen, J.; Zou, X.; Wu, Y.; Han, W.; Zhao, P.; Li, J.

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Free Content Human tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis and M. caprae in Spain, 2004–2007
pp. 1536-1541(6)
Authors: Rodríguez, E.; Sánchez, L. P.; Pérez, S.; Herrera, L.; Jiménez, M. S.; Samper, S.; Iglesias, M. J.

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Free Content Evaluation of the nitrate reductase assay for rapid detection of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
pp. 1542-1549(8)
Authors: Rosales, S.; Pineda-García, L.; Andino, N.; Almendarez, N.; Membreño, H.; Hoffner, S. E.

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Free Content The pneumonia severity index and the CRB-65 in cancer patients with community-acquired pneumonia
pp. 1550-1556(7)
Authors: Aliberti, S.; Brock, G. N.; Peyrani, P.; Blasi, F.; Ramirez, J. A.; Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization

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Short communication

Free Content Prevalence of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis among prisoners in Malawi: a national survey [Short communication]
pp. 1557-1559(3)
Authors: Banda, H. T.; Gausi, F.; Harries, A. D.; Salaniponi, F. M.

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Free Content Serious adverse reactions in a tuberculosis programme setting in Kyrgyzstan [Notes from the field]
pp. 1560-1562(3)
Authors: Hinderaker, S. G.; Ysykeeva, J.; Veen, J.; Enarson, D. A.

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Free Content Tuberculosis-related deaths without treatment [Short communication]
pp. 1563-1565(3)
Authors: Chiang, C-Y.; Lee, J-J.; Yu, M-C.; Bai, K-J.; Lin, T-P.; Luh, K-T.

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Free Content Pulmonary tuberculosis in adolescents: radiographic features [Short communication]
pp. 1566-1568(3)
Authors: Sant'Anna, C.; March, M. F.; Barreto, M.; Pereira, S.; Schmidt, C.

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Free Content DOTS strategy and community participation: an experience in the Ecuadorian Andes [Short communication]
pp. 1569-1571(3)
Authors: Romero-Sandoval, N.; Flores-Carrera, O.; Molina, M. A.; Jácome, M.; Navarro, A.; Martin, M.

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Free Content Comparison of two concentrations of NALC-NaOH for decontamination of sputum for mycobacterial culture [Technical note]
pp. 1572-1575(4)
Authors: Peres, R. L.; Maciel, E. L.; Morais, C. G.; Ribeiro, F. C. K.; Vinhas, S. A.; Pinheiro, C.; Dietze, R.; Johnson, J. L.; Eisenach, K.; Palaci, M.

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Letter paper

Free Content TB contact screening: which way to go? [Correspondence]
pp. 1576-1577(2)
Authors: Marais, B. J.; Schaaf, H. S.; Gie, R. P.; Donald, P. R.

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Free Content In reply to “TB contact screening: which way to go” [Correspondence]
pp. 1577-1578(2)
Authors: Jung, Young Ju; Shim, Tae Sun

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Free Content MDR-TB in children: need for clear guidelines [Correspondence]
pp. 1578-1579(2)
Authors: Mohapatra, Prasanta R.; Khurana, Alkesh K.; Janmeja, Ashok K.

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Erratum

Free Content Errata
pp. 1579-1579(1)

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Obituary

Free Content Raul Diaz Valdés, 1938–2009 [Obituary]
pp. 1580-1580(1)
Author: Rouillon, Annik

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