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 17, Number 2, 1 February 2013

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editorial

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Free Content Post-2015 tuberculosis strategies in a pre-2015 world [Editorial]
pp. 143-143(1)
Authors: Dowdy, David W.; Chaisson, Richard E.

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Free Content The enigma of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis [Editorial]
pp. 144-144(1)
Author: Rieder, Hans L.

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Free Content Burden of asthma in India [Editorial]
pp. 145-145(1)
Author: Jindal, S. K.

review-article

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Free Content Compassionate use of and expanded access to new drugs for drug-resistant tuberculosis [Review article]
pp. 146-152(7)
Authors: Horsburgh, C. R. Jr; Haxaire-Theeuwes, M.; Lienhardt, C.; Wingfield, C.; McNeeley, D.; Pyne-Mercier, L.; Keshavjee, S.; Varaine, F.; Research Excellence to Stop TB Resistance (RESIST-TB) and the Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens' Access and Appropriate Use Workgroup

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Free Content Systematic review and meta-analysis of prophylactic antibiotics in COPD and/or chronic bronchitis [Review article]
pp. 153-162(10)
Authors: Lee, J. S.; Park, D-A.; Hong, Y.; Jo, K. W.; Lee, S. W.; Huh, J. W.; Oh, Y-M.; Lee, S-D.

research-article

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Free Content Improving screening and chemoprophylaxis among child contacts in India's RNTCP: a pilot study
pp. 163-168(6)
Authors: Rekha, B.; Jagarajamma, K.; Chandrasekaran, V.; Wares, F.; Sivanandham, R.; Swaminathan, S.

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Free Content Twice-weekly therapy for children with tuberculosis infection or exposure
pp. 169-174(6)
Authors: Cruz, A. T.; Starke, J. R.

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Free Content Pasting together the preventive therapy puzzle [Short communication]
pp. 175-177(3)
Authors: Skinner, D.; Mandalakas, A. M.

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Free Content Anti-tuberculosis treatment outcomes in HIV-infected adults exposed to isoniazid preventive therapy in Botswana
pp. 178-185(8)
Authors: Sibanda, T.; Tedla, Z.; Nyirenda, S.; Agizew, T.; Marape, M.; Miranda, A. G.; Reuter, H.; Johnson, J. L.; Samandari, T.

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Free Content Completeness and concordance of TB and HIV surveillance systems for TB-HIV co-infected patients in South Africa
pp. 186-191(6)
Authors: Auld, S. C.; Kim, L.; Webb, E. K.; Podewils, L. J.; Uys, M.

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Free Content Safety and effectiveness of HAART in tuberculosis-HIV co-infected patients in Brazil
pp. 192-197(6)
Authors: dos Santos, A. P. G.; Pacheco, A. G.; Staviack, A.; Golub, J. E.; Chaisson, R. E.; Rolla, V. C.; Kritski, A. L.; Passos, S. R. L.; de Queiroz Mello, F. C.

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Free Content Health care index score and risk of death following tuberculosis diagnosis in HIV-positive patients
pp. 198-206(9)
Authors: Podlekareva, D. N.; Grint, D.; Post, F. A.; Mocroft, A.; Panteleev, A. M.; Miller, R. F.; Miro, J. M.; Bruyand, M.; Furrer, H.; Riekstina, V.; Girardi, E.; Losso, M. H.; Caylá, J. A.; Malashenkov, E. A.; Obel, N.; Skrahina, A. M.; Lundgren, J. D.; Kirk, O.; HIV-TB Study Group

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Free Content Effectiveness of active case-finding strategies in tuberculosis control in Kampala, Uganda
pp. 207-213(7)
Authors: Mupere, E.; Schiltz, N. K.; Mulogo, E.; Katamba, A.; Nabbuye-Sekandi, J.; Singer, M. E.

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Free Content Prescribed and self-medication use increase delays in diagnosis of tuberculosis in the country of Georgia
pp. 214-220(7)
Authors: Rabin, A. S.; Kuchukhidze, G.; Sanikidze, E.; Kempker, R. R.; Blumberg, H. M.

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Free Content Therapeutic drug monitoring in the treatment of tuberculosis: a retrospective analysis
pp. 221-224(4)
Authors: Van Tongeren, L.; Nolan, S.; Cook, V. J.; FitzGerald, J. M.; Johnston, J. C.

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Free Content Smoking and 2-month culture conversion during anti-tuberculosis treatment
pp. 225-228(4)
Authors: Maciel, E. L.; Brioschi, A. P.; Peres, R. L.; Guidoni, L. M.; Ribeiro, F. K.; Hadad, D. J.; Vinhas, S. A.; Zandonade, E.; Palaci, M.; Dietze, R.; Johnson, J. L.

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Free Content Epidemiology of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Israel, 1999–2010
pp. 229-233(5)
Authors: Mor, Z.; Pinsker, G.; Cedar, N.; Lidji, M.; Grotto, I.

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Free Content Tuberculous lymphadenopathy: a multicentre operational study of 6-month thrice weekly directly observed treatment
pp. 234-239(6)
Authors: Jindal, S. K.; Aggarwal, A. N.; Gupta, D.; Ahmed, Z.; Gupta, K. B.; Janmeja, A. K.; Kashyap, S.; Singh, M.; Mohan, A.; Whig, J.

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Free Content Assessment of serum KL-6 as a prognostic marker in pulmonary tuberculosis patients [Short communication]
pp. 240-242(3)
Authors: Miwa, S.; Suzuki, Y.; Shirai, M.; Ohba, H.; Kanai, M.; Eifuku, T.; Suda, T.; Hayakawa, H.; Chida, K.

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Free Content Genotyping of clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates based on eight loci of MIRU-VNTR [Notes from the field]
pp. 243-245(3)
Authors: Liu, R. X.; Li, Q. Z.; Xing, L. L.; Peng, Z.; Zhu, C. M.; Yang, Z. H.

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Free Content Spoligotyping of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Ethiopia
pp. 246-250(5)
Authors: Diriba, B.; Berkessa, T.; Mamo, G.; Tedla, Y.; Ameni, G.

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Free Content Molecular characterisation of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from North India
pp. 251-257(7)
Authors: Yadav, R.; Sethi, S.; Dhatwalia, S. K.; Gupta, D.; Mewara, A.; Sharma, M.

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Free Content Direct and early detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and rifampicin resistance from sputum smears
pp. 258-261(4)
Authors: Bhutia, R.; Narain, K.; Devi, K. R.; Singh, T. S. K.; Mahanta, J.

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Free Content A pilot external quality assurance programme for line-probe assay detection of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance
pp. 262-266(5)
Authors: Leung, K. L.; Yip, C. W.; Tang, H. S.; Lai, Y. W.; Lam, T. K.; Kam, K. M.

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Free Content Spectrum of non-tuberculous mycobacteria identified using standard biochemical testing vs. 16S sequencing [Short communication]
pp. 267-269(3)
Authors: Chihota, V. N.; van Halsema, C. L.; Grant, A. D.; Fielding, K. L.; van Helden, P. D.; Churchyard, G. J.; Gey van Pittius, N. C.

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Free Content Correlates of cigarette smoking among university students in Cameroon
pp. 270-274(5)
Authors: Mbatchou Ngahane, B. H.; Luma, H.; Mapoure, Y. N.; Fotso, Z. M.; Afane Ze, E.

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letter

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Free Content Serum C-reactive protein measurement for ruling out HIV-associated tuberculosis [Correspondence]
pp. 283-284(2)
Authors: Lawn, Stephen D.; Kerkhoff, Andrew D.

reply

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Free Content In reply to ‘Serum C-reactive protein measurement for ruling out HIV-associated tuberculosis’ [Correspondence]
pp. 284-284(1)
Authors: Alvarez, G. G.; Cameron, W. D.; Maartens, G.; Wilson, D.

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