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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 14, Number 1, January 2010

Editorial

Free Content Hospital-based surveillance for DR-TB: necessary but not sufficient [Editorial]
pp. 5-5(1)
Authors: Beavers, Suzanne F.; Holtz, Timothy H.; Garrett, Denise O.

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Review article

Free Content Indoor solid fuel combustion and tuberculosis: is there an association? [Review article]
pp. 6-14(9)
Authors: Slama, K.; Chiang, C-Y.; Hinderaker, S. G.; Bruce, N.; Vedal, S.; Enarson, D. A.

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Regular Papers

Free Content Drug-resistant tuberculosis in six hospitals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
pp. 24-33(10)
Authors: Brito, R. C.; Mello, F. C. Q.; Andrade, M. K.; Oliveira, H.; Costa, W.; Matos, H. J.; Lourenço, M. C.; Rolla, V. C.; Fonseca, L.; Ruffino Netto, A.; Kritski, A. L.

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Free Content Multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in Los Altos, Selva and Norte regions, Chiapas, Mexico
pp. 34-39(6)
Authors: Sánchez-Pérez, H. J.; Díaz-Vázquez, A.; Nájera-Ortiz, J. C.; Balandrano, S.; Martín-Mateo, M.

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Free Content An interesting case of rifampicin-dependent/-enhanced multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
pp. 40-44(5)
Authors: Zhong, M.; Zhang, X.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, C.; Chen, G.; Hu, P.; Li, M.; Zhu, B.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.

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Free Content Tuberculosis in asymptomatic HIV-infected adults with abnormal chest radiographs screened for tuberculosis prevention
pp. 45-51(7)
Authors: Agizew, T. B.; Arwady, M. A.; Yoon, J. C.; Nyirenda, S.; Mosimaneotsile, B.; Tedla, Z.; Motsamai, O.; Kilmarx, P. H.; Wells, C. D.; Samandari, T.

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Free Content Chest radiograph reading and recording system: evaluation for tuberculosis screening in patients with advanced HIV
pp. 52-58(7)
Authors: Dawson, R.; Masuka, P.; Edwards, D. J.; Bateman, E. D.; Bekker, L-G.; Wood, R.; Lawn, S. D.

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Free Content Experience establishing tuberculosis laboratory capacity in a developing country setting
pp. 59-64(6)
Authors: Paramasivan, C. N.; Lee, E.; Kao, K.; Mareka, M.; Kubendiran, G.; Kumar, T. A.; Keshavjee, S.; Satti, H.; Alabi, G.; Raviglione, M.; Roscigno, G.

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Free Content Adding moxifloxacin is associated with a shorter time to culture conversion in pulmonary tuberculosis
pp. 65-71(7)
Authors: Wang, J-Y.; Wang, J-T.; Tsai, T-H.; Hsu, C-L.; Yu, C-J.; Hsueh, P-R.; Lee, L-N.; Yang, P-C.

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Free Content Reduced health provider delay and tuberculosis mortality due to an improved hospital programme
pp. 72-78(7)
Authors: Liu, Y-C.; Lin, H-H.; Chen, Y-S.; Su, I-J.; Huang, T-S.; Tsai, H-C.; Wann, S-R.; Lee, S. S-J.

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Free Content The impact of nutritional deficit on mortality of in-patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
pp. 79-85(7)
Authors: Kim, H-J.; Lee, C-H.; Shin, S.; Lee, J. H.; Kim, Y. W.; Chung, H. S.; Han, S. K.; Shim, Y-S.; Kim, D. K.

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Free Content The diagnostic efficacy of fine-needle aspiration using cytology and culture in tuberculous lymphadenitis
pp. 93-98(6)
Authors: Asimacopoulos, E. P.; Berry, M.; Garfield, B.; Roesner, M.; Jepson, A.; McCarthy, J.; Kon, O. M.

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Free Content Surgical treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease: strike in time
pp. 99-105(7)
Authors: van Ingen, J.; Verhagen, A. F. T. M.; Dekhuijzen, P. N. R.; van Soolingen, D.; Magis-Escurra, C.; Boeree, M. J.; de Lange, W. C. M.

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Free Content Demographic risk factors of pulmonary colonization by non-tuberculous mycobacteria
pp. 106-112(7)
Authors: Hernández-Garduño, E.; Elwood, R. K.

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Free Content Acceptability and outcome of an internet-based smoking cessation programme
pp. 113-118(6)
Authors: Fraser, T.; McRobbie, H.; Bullen, C.; Whittaker, R.; Barlow, D.

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Short communication

Free Content Drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic in the Western Cape driven by a virulent Beijing genotype strain [Short communication]
pp. 119-121(3)
Authors: Johnson, R.; Warren, R. M.; van der Spuy, G. D.; Gey van Pittius, N. C.; Theron, D.; Streicher, E. M.; Bosman, M.; Coetzee, G. J.; van Helden, P. D.; Victor, T. C.

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Free Content Tuberculosis attributed to household contacts in the Philippines [Short communication]
pp. 122-125(4)
Authors: Sia, I. G.; Orillaza, R. B.; St. Sauver, J. L.; Quelapio, I. D.; Lahr, B. D.; Alcañeses, R. S.; Wilson, W. R.; Cockerill, F. R.; Balane, G. I.; Mangubat, N. V.; Wengenack, N. L.; Tupasi, T. E.

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Invited paper

Free Content Sir John Crofton, 1912–2009 [Obituary]
pp. 126-126(1)
Author: Holme, Chris

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