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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 16, Number 4, 1 April 2012

editorial

Free Content Important research, but did the participants consent? [Editorial]
pp. 427-427(1)
Authors: Edginton, M. E.; El Sony, A. I.; Kim, S. J.; Roldan, A.; Satyanarayana, S.

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Free Content Lung cancer among non-smokers [Editorial]
pp. 429-429(1)
Author: Fitting, Jean-William

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review-article

Free Content Community-based multi-disease prevention campaigns for controlling human immunodeficiency virus-associated tuberculosis [Perspectives]
pp. 430-436(7)
Authors: Suthar, A. B.; Klinkenberg, E.; Ramsay, A.; Garg, N.; Bennett, R.; Towle, M.; Sitienei, J.; Smyth, C.; Daniels, C.; Baggaley, R.; Gunneberg, C.; Williams, B.; Getahun, H.; van Gorkom, J.; Granich, R. M.

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Free Content Polymorphisms in the SLC11A1 gene and tuberculosis risk: a meta-analysis update [Review article]
pp. 437-446(10)
Authors: Meilang, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, J.; Zhao, Y.; Tian, C.; Huang, J.; Fan, H.

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research-article

Free Content Extension of the intensive phase reduces relapse but not failure in a regimen with rifampicin throughout
pp. 455-461(7)
Authors: Aung, K. J. M.; Declercq, E.; Ali, Md. A.; Naha, S.; Datta Roy, S. C.; Taleb, Md. A.; Hossain, Md. A.; Rigouts, L.; Gumusboga, A.; Van Deun, A.

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Free Content Increasing directly observed therapy related to improved tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Taiwan
pp. 462-467(6)
Authors: Bloss, E.; Chan, P-C.; Cheng, N-W.; Wang, K-F.; Yang, S-L.; Cegielski, P.

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Free Content High rate of hypothyroidism among patients treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Lesotho
pp. 468-472(5)
Authors: Satti, H.; Mafukidze, A.; Jooste, P. L.; McLaughlin, M. M.; Farmer, P. E.; Seung, K. J.

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Free Content Effect of HIV infection on tolerability and bacteriologic outcomes of tuberculosis treatment
pp. 473-479(7)
Authors: Bliven-Sizemore, E. E.; Johnson, J. L.; Goldberg, S.; Burman, W. J.; Villarino, M. E.; Chaisson, R. E.; Tuberculosis Clinical Trials Consortium

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Free Content Reasons for non-participation in an international multicenter trial of a new drug for tuberculosis treatment
pp. 480-485(6)
Authors: Lamunu, D.; Chapman, K. N.; Nsubuga, P.; Muzanyi, G.; Mulumba, Y.; Mugerwa, M. A.; Goldberg, S.; Bozeman, L.; Engle, M.; Saukkonen, J.; Mastranunzio, S.; Mayanja-Kizza, H.; Johnson, J. L.

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Free Content Investigation of space-time clusters and geospatial hot spots for the occurrence of tuberculosis in Beijing
pp. 486-491(6)
Authors: Liu, Y.; Li, X.; Wang, W.; Li, Z.; Hou, M.; He, Y.; Wu, W.; Wang, H.; Liang, H.; Guo, X.

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Free Content QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube assay vs. tuberculin skin test in Indonesian children living with a tuberculosis case
pp. 496-502(7)
Authors: Rutherford, M. E.; Nataprawira, M.; Yulita, I.; Apriani, L.; Maharani, W.; van Crevel, R.; Hill, P. C.; Alisjahbana, B.

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Free Content Laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis in a large pediatric hospital in Cambodia
pp. 503-509(7)
Authors: Schopfer, K.; Rieder, H. L.; Bodmer, T.; Steinlin-Schopfer, J. F.; Chantana, Y.; Somathea, T.; Studer, P.; Laurent, D.; Richner, B.

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Free Content Factors associated with patient and health care system delay in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in France
pp. 510-515(6)
Authors: Tattevin, P.; Che, D.; Fraisse, P.; Gatey, C.; Guichard, C.; Antoine, D.; Paty, M. C.; Bouvet, E.

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Free Content Isothermal target and probe amplification for Mycobacterium tuberculosis identification from broth cultures
pp. 516-520(5)
Authors: Moon, H-W.; Hur, M.; Kim, H.; Kim, J. Y.; Park, C. M.; Yun, Y-M.

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Free Content Evaluation of the GenoType® MTBDRplus assay and identification of a rare mutation for improving MDR-TB detection
pp. 521-526(6)
Authors: Jin, J.; Zhang, Y.; Fan, X.; Diao, N.; Shao, L.; Wang, F.; Hu, P.; Wang, S.; Weng, X.; Zhang, W.

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Free Content Association of streptomycin resistance mutations with level of drug resistance and Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes
pp. 527-531(5)
Authors: Nhu, N. T. Q.; Lan, N. T. N.; Phuong, N. T. N.; van V. Chau, N.; Farrar, J.; Caws, M.

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Free Content Elevated anti-tuberculous glycolipid antibody titres in healthy adults and tuberculosis patients in Thailand
pp. 532-538(7)
Authors: Siddiqi, U. R.; Punpunich, W.; Chuchottaworn, C.; Jindakul, S.; Ashino, Y.; Saitoh, H.; Okada, M.; Chotpittayasunondh, T.; Hattori, T.

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Free Content Impact of non-tuberculous mycobacteria on pulmonary function decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
pp. 539-545(7)
Authors: Huang, C-T.; Tsai, Y-J.; Wu, H-D.; Wang, J-Y.; Yu, C-J.; Lee, L-N.; Yang, P-C.

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Free Content Obstructive lung disease does not increase lung cancer mortality among female never-smokers in Hong Kong
pp. 546-552(7)
Authors: Leung, C. C.; Lam, T. H.; Yew, W-W.; Law, W. S.; Tam, C. M.; Chang, K. C.; McGhee, S.; Tam, S. Y.; Chan, K. F.

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Free Content Incidence and prevalence of chronic bronchitis: impact of smoking and welding. The RHINE study
pp. 553-557(5)
Authors: Holm, M.; Kim, J-L.; Lillienberg, L.; Storaas, T.; Jögi, R.; Svanes, C.; Schlünssen, V.; Forsberg, B.; Gíslason, T.; Janson, C.; Torén, K.; RHINE Study Group, Northern Europe

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Free Content Clinical use of the meropenem-clavulanate combination for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis [Case study]
pp. 558-560(3)
Authors: Payen, M. C.; De Wit, S.; Martin, C.; Sergysels, R.; Muylle, I.; Van Laethem, Y.; Clumeck, N.

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Free Content Pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection in congenital contractural arachnodactyly [Case study]
pp. 561-563(3)
Authors: Paulson, M. L.; Olivier, K. N.; Holland, S. M.

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letter

Free Content Tuberculosis infection in the indigenous elderly White UK population: a study of IGRAs [Correspondence]
pp. 564-564(1)
Authors: Gautam, Manish; Darroch, James; Bassett, Paul; Davies, Peter D O

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Free Content In reply to ‘The need for building design professionals in operational research in low-income countries’ [Correspondence]
pp. 565-566(2)
Authors: Zachariah, R.; Ali, E.; Dahmane, A.; Srinath, S.; Reid, T.; Harries, A. D.

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Free Content In reply to ‘Completion of isoniazid preventive therapy and survival in HIV-infected TST-positive adults in Tanzania’ [Correspondence]
pp. 567-567(1)
Authors: Kabali, C.; von Reyn, C. F.; Brooks, D. R.; Waddell, R.; Mtei, L.; Bakari, M.; Matee, M.; Pallangyo, K.; Arbeit, R. D.; Horsburgh Jr., C. R.

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Free Content Isoniazid preventive therapy in human immunodeficiency virus infection [Correspondence]
pp. 567-568(2)
Authors: Guglielmetti, Lorenzo; Lattuada, Emanuela; Lanzafame, Massimiliano; Vento, Sandro

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Free Content Errata
pp. 568-568(1)

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pp. 568-568(1)

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