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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Volume 14, Number 10, October 2010

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Editorial

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Free Content Tuberculosis and poverty: what could (and should) be done? [Unresolved issues]
pp. 1215-1221(7)
Authors: Benatar, S. R.; Upshur, R.

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Invited paper

Regular Papers

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Free Content Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in children with human immunodeficiency virus in rural South Africa
pp. 1244-1251(8)
Authors: Thomas, T. A.; Shenoi, S. V.; Heysell, S. K.; Eksteen, F. J.; Sunkari, V. B.; Gandhi, N. R.; Friedland, G.; Shah, N. S.

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Free Content Mycobacterial genotype is associated with disease phenotype in children
pp. 1252-1258(7)
Authors: Hesseling, A. C.; Marais, B. J.; Kirchner, H. L.; Mandalakas, A. M.; Brittle, W.; Victor, T. C.; Warren, R. M.; Schaaf, H. S.

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Free Content Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia
pp. 1259-1265(7)
Authors: Agonafir, M.; Lemma, E.; Wolde-Meskel, D.; Goshu, S.; Santhanam, A.; Girmachew, F.; Demissie, D.; Getahun, M.; Gebeyehu, M.; van Soolingen, D.

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Free Content The tuberculin skin test: a comparison of ruler and calliper readings
pp. 1266-1271(6)
Authors: Geldenhuys, H.; Verver, S.; Surtie, S.; Hatherill, M.; van Leth, F.; Kafaar, F.; Tameris, M.; Kleynhans, W.; Luabeya, K. K.; Moyo, S.; Sikhondze, W.; Hanekom, W.; Mahomed, H.

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Free Content Tuberculin skin test reactivity of health care students in a country with a low prevalence of tuberculosis
pp. 1272-1279(8)
Authors: Fjällbrant, H.; Rutqvist, A.; Widström, O.; Zetterberg, G.; Ridell, M.; Larsson, L-O.

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Free Content Children's role in enhanced case finding in Zambia
pp. 1280-1287(8)
Authors: Bond, V.; Chilikwela, L.; Simwinga, M.; Reade, Z.; Ayles, H.; Godfrey-Faussett, P.; Hunleth, J.

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Free Content Detection of human immunodeficiency virus infection in the sputum of tuberculosis patients in South India
pp. 1288-1294(7)
Authors: Grandin, W.; Dev, A. V.; Latha, A.; Armstrong, L.; Mathai, D.; John, K. R.; Daley, P.

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Free Content Significant variation in presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis across a high resolution of CD4 strata
pp. 1295-1302(8)
Authors: Chamie, G.; Luetkemeyer, A.; Walusimbi-Nanteza, M.; Okwera, A.; Whalen, C. C.; Mugerwa, R. D.; Havlir, D. V.; Charlebois, E. D.

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Free Content Completeness and consistency in recording information in the tuberculosis case register, Cambodia, China and Viet Nam
pp. 1303-1309(7)
Authors: Hoa, N. B.; Wei, C.; Sokun, C.; Lauritsen, J. M.; Rieder, H. L.

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Free Content An evaluation of the completeness and accuracy of active tuberculosis reporting in the United States military
pp. 1310-1315(6)
Authors: Mancuso, J. D.; Tobler, S. K.; Eick, A. A.; Olsen, C. H.

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Free Content Patient and family costs associated with tuberculosis, including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, in Ecuador
pp. 1316-1322(7)
Authors: Rouzier, V. A.; Oxlade, O.; Verduga, R.; Gresely, L.; Menzies, D.

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Free Content Fear, infection and compassion: social representations of tuberculosis in Medellin, Colombia, 2007
pp. 1323-1329(7)
Authors: Ascuntar, J. M.; Gaviria, M. B.; Uribe, L.; Ochoa, J.

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Free Content Predictors of mortality in tuberculous meningitis: a multivariate analysis of 160 cases
pp. 1330-1335(6)
Authors: Yasar, K. K.; Pehlivanoglu, F.; Sengoz, G.

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Free Content Smoke-free homes: an intervention to reduce second-hand smoke exposure in households
pp. 1336-1341(6)
Authors: Siddiqi, K.; Sarmad, R.; Usmani, R. A.; Kanwal, A.; Thomson, H.; Cameron, I.

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Free Content Minocycline and talc slurry pleurodesis for patients with secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
pp. 1342-1346(5)
Authors: Ng, C. K.; Ko, F. W.; Chan, J. W.; Yeung, A.; Yee, W. K. S.; So, L. K. Y.; Lam, B.; Wong, M. M. L.; Choo, K. L.; Ho, A. S. S.; Tse, P. Y.; Fung, S. L.; Lo, C. K.; Yu, W. C.

Short communication

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Free Content South Carolina tuberculosis genotype cluster investigation: a tale of substance abuse and recurrent disease [Notes from the field]
pp. 1347-1349(3)
Authors: Buff, A. M.; Moonan, P. K.; Desai, M. A.; McKenna, T. L.; Harris, D. A.; Rogers, B. J.; Rabley, S. S.; Oeltmann, J. E.

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Free Content Genotypic characterization of tuberculosis transmission within Toronto's under-housed population, 1997–2008 [Short communication]
pp. 1350-1353(4)
Authors: Adam, H. J.; Guthrie, J. L.; Bolotin, S.; Alexander, D. C.; Stuart, R.; Pyskir, D.; Brown, E. M.; Rea, E.; Chedore, P.; Jamieson, F. B.

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Free Content Evaluation of thin-layer agar 7H11 for the isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex [Short communication]
pp. 1354-1356(3)
Authors: Satti, L.; Ikram, A.; Abbasi, S.; Malik, N.; Mirza, I. A.; Martin, A.

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