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 6, 1 June 2012

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Free Content Tuberculosis care: why the words we use matter [Editorial]
pp. 711-711(1)
Authors: Ditiu, Lucica; Kumar, Blessina

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Free Content Declaration on palliative care and MDR/XDR-TB [Editorial]
pp. 712-713(2)
Authors: Connor, Stephen; Foley, Kathy; Harding, Richard; Jaramillo, Ernesto

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Free Content Language in tuberculosis services: can we change to patient-centred terminology and stop the paradigm of blaming the patients? [Perspectives]
pp. 714-717(4)
Authors: Zachariah, R.; Harries, A. D.; Srinath, S.; Ram, S.; Viney, K.; Singogo, E.; Lal, P.; Mendoza-Ticona, A.; Sreenivas, A.; Aung, N. W.; Sharath, B. N.; Kanyerere, H.; van Soelen, N.; Kirui, N.; Ali, E.; Hinderaker, S. G.; Bissell, K.; Enarson, D. A.; Edginton, M. E.

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Free Content New vaccines for the prevention of tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infection [Perspectives]
pp. 718-723(6)
Authors: von Reyn, C. F.; Bakari, M.; Arbeit, R. D.; Lahey, T.; Ramadhani, A.; Egwaga, S.

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Free Content The chemotherapy of tuberculosis: past, present and future [State of the art]
pp. 724-732(9)
Authors: Mitchison, D.; Davies, G.

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Free Content 2011: The year in review. Part I: Tuberculosis
pp. 740-748(9)
Authors: Chang, K-C.; Nuermberger, E. L.

research-article

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Free Content Trends in the epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis in Greece
pp. 749-755(7)
Authors: Syridou, G.; Mavrikou, M.; Amanatidou, V.; Spyridis, N.; Prasad, P.; Papaventsis, D.; Kanavaki, S.; Zaoutis, Th.; Tsolia, M. N.

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Free Content Parental employment, income, education and allergic disorders in children: a prebirth cohort study in Japan
pp. 756-761(6)
Authors: Miyake, Y.; Tanaka, K.; Sasaki, S.; Hirota, Y.

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Free Content Yield of interview screening and chest X-ray abnormalities in a tuberculosis prevalence survey
pp. 762-767(6)
Authors: Hoa, N. B.; Cobelens, F. G. J.; Sy, D. N.; Nhung, N. V.; Borgdorff, M. W.; Tiemersma, E. W.

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Free Content Is isoniazid for 6 months more cost-effective than isoniazid for 9 months?
pp. 768-773(6)
Authors: Pina, J. M.; Clotet, L.; Sala, M. R.; Ferrer, A.; Arias, C.; Domínguez, A.

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Free Content Vaccination of mice with recombinant bacille Calmette-Guérin harboring Rv1357c protects similarly to native BCG [Short communication]
pp. 774-776(3)
Authors: Flores-Valdez, M. A.; de Jesús Aceves-Sánchez, M.; Montero-Pérez, S. A.; Sánchez-López, A. D.; Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.; Hernández-Pando, R.

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Free Content Breath analysis as a potential diagnostic tool for tuberculosis
pp. 777-782(6)
Authors: Kolk, A. H. J.; van Berkel, J. J. B. N.; Claassens, M. M.; Walters, E.; Kuijper, S.; Dallinga, J. W.; van Schooten, F. J.

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Free Content Alternative sputum preparation to improve polymerase chain reaction assay for Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection
pp. 783-787(5)
Authors: Nogueira, C. L.; Wildner, L. M.; Senna, S. G.; Rovaris, D.; Gruner, M. F.; Jakimiu, A. R.; da Silva, R. M.; Bazzo, M. L.

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Free Content Capilia test for identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in MGIT™-positive cultures
pp. 788-792(5)
Authors: Gomathi, N. S.; Devi, S. M.; Lakshmi, R.; Ramachandran, R.; Wares, D. F.; Kumar, V.; Selvakumar, N.

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Free Content Clinical prediction rule for differentiating tuberculous from viral meningitis
pp. 793-798(6)
Authors: Hristea, A.; Olaru, I. D.; Baicus, C.; Moroti, R.; Arama, V.; Ion, M.

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Free Content Diagnostic sensitivity of culture and drug resistance patterns in Korean patients with intestinal tuberculosis
pp. 799-804(6)
Authors: Ye, B. D.; Yang, S-K.; Kim, D.; Shim, T. S.; Kim, S-H.; Kim, M-N.; Lee, Y. J.; Na, H. K.; Park, S. H.; Yang, D-H.; Kim, K. J.; Byeon, J-S.; Myung, S-J.; Kim, J-H.

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Free Content First- and second-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in Northwest Ethiopia
pp. 805-811(7)
Authors: Tessema, B.; Beer, J.; Emmrich, F.; Sack, U.; Rodloff, A. C.

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Free Content Outcomes among tuberculosis patients with isoniazid resistance in Georgia, 2007–2009
pp. 812-816(5)
Authors: Gegia, M.; Cohen, T.; Kalandadze, I.; Vashakidze, L.; Furin, J.

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Free Content Implementing a public-private mix model for tuberculosis treatment in urban Pakistan: lessons and experiences
pp. 817-821(5)
Authors: Naqvi, S. A.; Naseer, M.; Kazi, A.; Pethani, A.; Naeem, I.; Zainab, S.; Fatmi, Z.

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Free Content Longer delay in accessing treatment among current smokers with new sputum smear-positive tuberculosis in Nepal
pp. 822-827(6)
Authors: Bam, T. S.; Enarson, D. A.; Hinderaker, S. G.; Bam, D. S.

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Free Content Non-hospital DOT and early diagnosis of tuberculosis reduce costs while achieving treatment success
pp. 828-834(7)
Authors: Pichenda, K.; Nakamura, K.; Morita, A.; Kizuki, M.; Seino, K.; Takano, T.

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Free Content Direct costs of pulmonary tuberculosis among patients receiving treatment in Bauchi State, Nigeria
pp. 835-840(6)
Authors: Umar, N. A.; Abubakar, I.; Fordham, R.; Bachmann, M.

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Free Content Outcomes of HIV-infected patients treated for recurrent tuberculosis with the standard retreatment regimen
pp. 841-845(5)
Authors: McGreevy, J.; Jean Juste, M. A.; Severe, P.; Collins, S.; Koenig, S.; Pape, J. W.; Fitzgerald, D. W.

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Free Content Paradoxical response in HIV-negative patients with pleural tuberculosis: a retrospective multicentre study
pp. 846-851(6)
Authors: Jeon, K.; Choi, W-I.; An, J. S.; Lim, S. Y.; Kim, W. J.; Park, G. M.; Park, S. S.; Choi, H. S.; Lee, B. H.; Choi, J. C.; Na, M. J.; Park, J.; Kim, J. Y.

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