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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 15, Number 1, January 2011

Editorial

Free Content The next five years of the Journal: wider scope and increased access [Editorial]
pp. 1-2(2)
Authors: Yew, Wing-Wai; Borgdorff, Martien W.; Enarson, Donald A.

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Free Content Treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: definition of the outcome ‘failure’ [Unresolved issues]
pp. 4-5(2)
Authors: Chiang, C-Y.; Van Deun, A.; Trébucq, A.; Heldal, E.; Caminero, J. A.; Aït-Khaled, N.

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Invited paper

Review article

Free Content Tuberculin skin test and isoniazid prophylaxis among health care workers in high tuberculosis prevalence areas [Review article]
pp. 14-23(10)
Authors: Khawcharoenporn, T.; Apisarnthanarak, A.; Sungkanuparph, S.; Woeltje, K. F.; Fraser, V. J.

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Free Content Human immunodeficiency virus associated tuberculosis more often due to recent infection than reactivation of latent infection [Review article]
pp. 24-31(8)
Authors: Houben, R. M. G. J.; Crampin, A. C.; Ndhlovu, R.; Sonnenberg, P.; Godfrey-Faussett, P.; Haas, W. H.; Engelmann, G.; Lombard, C. J.; Wilkinson, D.; Bruchfeld, J.; Lockman, S.; Tappero, J.; Glynn, J.R.

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Regular Papers

Free Content Household expenditure and tuberculosis prevalence in VietNam: prediction by a set of household indicators
pp. 32-37(6)
Authors: Hoa, N. B.; Tiemersma, E. W.; Sy, D. N.; Nhung, N. V.; Gebhard, A.; Borgdorff, M. W.; Cobelens, F.G.J.

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Free Content Risk of travelling to the country of origin for tuberculosis among immigrants living in a low-incidence country
pp. 38-43(6)
Authors: Kik, S. V.; Mensen, M.; Beltman, M.; Gijsberts, M.; van Ameijden, E. J. C.; Cobelens, F. G. J.; Erkens, C.; Borgdorff, M. W.; Verver, S.

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Free Content Risk factors for tuberculosis in Greenland: case-control study
pp. 44-49(6)
Authors: Ladefoged, K.; Rendal, T.; Skifte, T.; Andersson, M.; Søborg, B.; Koch, A.

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Free Content Contact investigation for tuberculosis in Taiwan contacts aged under 20 years in 2005
pp. 50-55(6)
Authors: Ling, D-L.; Liaw, Y-P.; Lee, C-Y.; Lo, H-Y.; Yang, H-L.; Chan, P-C.

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Free Content The use of light-emitting diode fluorescence to diagnose mycobacterial lymphadenitis in fine-needle aspirates fromchildren
pp. 56-60(5)
Authors: van Wyk, A. C.; Marais, B. J.; Warren, R. M.; van Wyk, S. S.; Wright, C. A.

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Free Content Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Benin
pp. 61-66(6)
Authors: Gninafon, M.; Trébucq, A.; Rieder, H. L.

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Free Content Smear-negative, culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis among patients with chronic cough in Cotonou, Benin
pp. 67-70(4)
Authors: Affolabi, D.; Akpona, R.; Odoun, M.; Alidjinou, K.; Wachinou, P.; Anagonou, S.; Gninafon, M.; Trébucq, A.

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Free Content The FIDELIS initiative: innovative strategies for increased case finding
pp. 71-76(6)
Authors: Hinderaker, S. G.; Rusen, I. D.; Chiang, C-Y.; Yan, L.; Heldal, E.; Enarson, D. A.

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Free Content Use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics leads to tuberculosis treatment delay in a South African gold mining community
pp. 77-83(7)
Authors: Jeon, C. Y.; Calver, A. D.; Victor, T. C.; Warren, R. M.; Shin, S. S.; Murray, M. B.

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Free Content Cohort analysis of directly observed treatment outcomes for tuberculosis patients in urban Pakistan
pp. 90-96(7)
Authors: Akhtar, S.; Rozi, S.; White, F.; Hasan, R.

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Free Content Intensified scale-up of public-private mix: a systems approach to tuberculosis care and control in India
pp. 97-104(8)
Authors: Lal, S. S.; Sahu, S.; Wares, F.; Lönnroth, K.; Chauhan, L. S.; Uplekar, M.

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Free Content Tuberculosis ‘retreatment others’: profile and treatment outcomes in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India
pp. 105-109(5)
Authors: Srinath, S.; Sharath, B.; Santosha, K.; Chadha, S. S.; Roopa, S.; Chander, K.; Wares, F.; Chauhan, L. S.; Wilson, N. C.; Harries, A. D.

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Free Content Drug susceptibility testing proficiency in the network of supranational tuberculosis reference laboratories
pp. 116-124(9)
Authors: Van Deun, A.; Wright, A.; Zignol, M.; Weyer, K.; Rieder, H. L.

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Free Content Aerodigestive tract, lung and haematological cancers are risk factors for tuberculosis: an 8-year population-based study
pp. 125-130(6)
Authors: Wu, C-Y.; Hu, H-Y.; Pu, C-Y.; Huang, N.; Shen, H-C.; Li, C-P.; Chou, Y-J.

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Short communication

Free Content Strain classification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: congruence between large sequence polymorphisms and spoligotypes [Short communication]
pp. 131-133(3)
Authors: Kato-Maeda, M.; Gagneux, S.; Flores, L. L.; Kim, E. Y.; Small, P. M.; Desmond, E. P.; Hopewell, P. C.

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Free Content Low agreement between the T-SPOT®.TB assay and the tuberculin skin test among college students in China [Short communication]
pp. 134-136(3)
Authors: Zhao, J.; Wang, Y.; Wang, H.; Jiang, C.; Liu, Z.; Meng, X.; Song, G.; Cheng, N.; Graviss, E. A.; Ma, X.

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Free Content Intention to quit smoking among human immunodeficiency virus infected adults in Johannesburg, South Africa [Short communication]
pp. 140-142(3)
Authors: Shapiro, A. E.; Tshabangu, N.; Golub, J. E.; Martinson, N. A.

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