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 15, Number 8, August 2011

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Editorial

Review article

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Free Content A modelling framework to support the selection and implementation of new tuberculosis diagnostic tools [State of the art series. Operational research. Number 8 in the series]
pp. 996-1004(9)
Authors: Lin, H-H.; Langley, I.; Mwenda, R.; Doulla, B.; Egwaga, S.; Millington, K. A.; Mann, G. H.; Murray, M.; Squire, S. B.; Cohen, T.

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Free Content Interferon-gamma release assays and childhood tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis [Review article]
pp. 1018-1032(15)
Authors: Mandalakas, A. M.; Detjen, A. K.; Hesseling, A. C.; Benedetti, A.; Menzies, D.

Regular Papers

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Free Content Historical research into tuberculosis control strategies and the implications of mortality trends in Taiwan
pp. 1033-1037(5)
Authors: Chiou, S-J.; Huang, Y-T.; Lee, J-J.; Wang, S-I.; Yaung, C-L.

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Free Content Capture-recapture to estimate completeness of tuberculosis surveillance in two communities in South Africa
pp. 1038-1043(6)
Authors: Dunbar, R.; van Hest, R.; Lawrence, K.; Verver, S.; Enarson, D. A.; Lombard, C.; Beyers, N.; Barnes, J. M.

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Free Content Missed opportunities to prevent tuberculosis in foreign-born persons, Connecticut, 2005–2008
pp. 1044-1049(6)
Authors: Guh, A.; Sosa, L.; Hadler, J. L.; Lobato, M. N.

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Free Content Housekeeping health care workers have the highest risk for tuberculin skin test conversion
pp. 1050-1055(6)
Authors: Sherman, H. A.; Karakis, I.; Heimer, D.; Arzt, M.; Goldstein, W.; Bouhnik, L.; Maimon, M. N.

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Free Content Predictors of discordant tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube results in various high-risk groups
pp. 1056-1061(6)
Authors: Weinfurter, P.; Blumberg, H. M.; Goldbaum, G.; Royce, R.; Pang, J.; Tapia, J.; Bethel, J.; Mazurek, G. H.; Toney, S.; Albalak, R.; Tuberculosis Epidemiological Studies Consortium

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Free Content Is the delay in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis related to exposure to fluoroquinolones or any antibiotic?
pp. 1062-1068(7)
Authors: Wang, M.; FitzGerald, J. M.; Richardson, K.; Marra, C. A.; Cook, V. J.; Hajek, J.; Elwood, R. K.; Bowie, W. R.; Marra, F.

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Free Content Consulting private health care providers aggravates treatment delay in urban South African tuberculosis patients
pp. 1069-1076(8)
Authors: Van Wyk, S. S.; Enarson, D. A.; Beyers, N.; Lombard, C.; Hesseling, A. C.

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Free Content Quality of induced sputum using a human-powered nebuliser in a mobile human immunodeficiency virus testing service in South Africa
pp. 1077-1081(5)
Authors: Kranzer, K.; Olson, L.; van Schaik, N.; Raditlhalo, E.; Hudson, E.; Panigrahi, P.; Bekker, L-G.

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Free Content Tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infected Ugandan children starting on antiretroviral therapy
pp. 1082-1086(5)
Authors: Bakeera-Kitaka, S.; Conesa-Botella, A.; Dhabangi, A.; Maganda, A.; Kekitiinwa, A.; Colebunders, R.; Boulware, D. R.

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Free Content Disseminated tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infection: ineffective immunity, polyclonal disease and high mortality
pp. 1087-1092(6)
Authors: von Reyn, C. F.; Kimambo, S.; Mtei, L.; Arbeit, R. D.; Maro, I.; Bakari, M.; Matee, M.; Lahey, T.; Adams, L. V.; Black, W.; Mackenzie, T.; Lyimo, J.; Tvaroha, S.; Waddell, R.; Kreiswirth, B.; Horsburgh, C. R.; Pallangyo, K.

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Free Content Bronchial artery embolisation for the management of haemoptysis in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
pp. 1093-1098(6)
Authors: Shin, B. S.; Jeon, G. S.; Lee, S. A.; Park, M-H.

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Free Content Acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by miliary tuberculosis: a multicentre survey in South Korea
pp. 1099-1103(5)
Authors: Lee, K.; Kim, J. H.; Lee, J. H.; Lee, W-Y.; Park, M. S.; Kim, J. Y.; Kim, K. C.; Lee, M-G.; Jung, K-S.; Kim, Y. S.; Shin, Y. M.; Koh, Y.

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Free Content Different therapeutic responses in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease subgroups
pp. 1104-1110(7)
Authors: Lee, J. S.; Huh, J. W.; Chae, E. J.; Seo, J. B.; Ra, S. W.; Lee, J-H.; Kim, E-K.; Lee, Y. K.; Kim, T-H.; Kim, W. J.; Lee, J. H.; Lee, S-M.; Lee, S.; Lim, S. Y.; Shin, T. R.; Yoon, H. I.; Sheen, S. S.; Oh, Y-M.; Lee, S-D.

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Free Content The impact of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema on mortality
pp. 1111-1116(6)
Authors: Lee, C-H.; Kim, H. J.; Park, C. M.; Lim, K. Y.; Lee, J. Y.; Kim, D. J.; Yeon, J. H.; Hwang, S-S.; Kim, D-K.; Lee, S-M.; Yim, J-J.; Yang, S-C.; Yoo, C-G.; Chung, H. S.; Kim, Y. W.; Han, S. K.; Shim, Y-S.

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Free Content Lung cancer mortality in Spain: estimating the future burden to the year 2028
pp. 1117-1121(5)
Authors: Cayuela, A.; Rodríguez-Dominguez, S.; López-Campos, J. L.; Jara-Palomares, L.; Otero, R.; Vigil, E.

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Short communication

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Free Content Translating childhood tuberculosis case management research into operational policies [Notes from the field]
pp. 1127-1130(4)
Authors: Safdar, N.; Hinderaker, S. G.; Baloch, N. A.; Enarson, D. A.; Khan, M. A.; Morkve, O.

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Free Content Primary Mycobacterium bovis infection revealed by erythema nodosum [Short communication]
pp. 1131-1132(2)
Authors: Méchaï, F.; Soler, C.; Aoun, O.; Fabre, M.; Mérens, A.; Imbert, P.; Rapp, C.

Letter paper

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Free Content High-dose rifampicin: how do we proceed? [Correspondence]
pp. 1133-1133(1)
Authors: Boeree, M. J.; Plemper van Balen, G.; Aarnoutse, R. A.

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Free Content Vitamin D deficiency in adult tuberculosis patients [Correspondence]
pp. 1133-1134(2)
Authors: Arya, S. C.; Agarwal, N.

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