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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 21, Number 9, 1 September 2017

EDITORIALS

Free Content Economic evaluation of TB screening programmes in migrants: need for a comprehensive framework
pp. 953-953(1)
Authors: Gomez, Gabriela B.; Rupert, Stephan; Houben, Rein M. G. J.

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Free Content Understanding the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic in China
pp. 955-955(1)
Authors: Centis, Rosella; D'Ambrosio, Lia; Migliori, G. B.

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Free Content Exactly what is restrictive spirometry capturing?
pp. 956-956(1)
Author: Mannino, David M.

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PERSPECTIVES

Open Access Modelling the social and structural determinants of tuberculosis: opportunities and challenges
pp. 957-964(8)
Authors: Pedrazzoli, D.; Boccia, D.; Dodd, P. J.; Lönnroth, K.; Dowdy, D. W.; Siroka, A.; Kimerling, M. E.; White, R. G.; Houben, R. M. G. J.

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STATES OF THE ART

Free Content Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening migrants for active tuberculosis and latent tuberculous infection
pp. 965-976(12)
Authors: Zenner, D.; Hafezi, H.; Potter, J.; Capone, S.; Matteelli, A.

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Free Content Methodological considerations for economic modelling of latent tuberculous infection screening in migrants
pp. 977-989(13)
Authors: Shedrawy, J.; Siroka, A.; Oxlade, O.; Matteelli, A.; Lönnroth, K.

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Trends in drug-resistant tuberculosis in China: data from a clinical tuberculosis centre
pp. 990-995(6)
Authors: Liao, S.; Cai, C.; Huo, F-M.; Wu, J-N.; Kong, C-C.; Huang, H-R.; Xu, S-F.; Sun, Z-G.

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Clinical significance of QT-prolonging drug use in patients with MDR-TB or NTM disease
pp. 996-1001(6)
Authors: Yoon, H-Y.; Jo, K-W.; Nam, G. B.; Shim, T. S.

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Open Access A community-based isoniazid preventive therapy for the prevention of childhood tuberculosis in Ethiopia
pp. 1002-1007(6)
Authors: Datiko, D. G.; Yassin, M. A.; Theobald, S. J.; Cuevas, L. E.

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Diagnostic accuracy of C-reactive protein for active pulmonary tuberculosis: a meta-analysis
pp. 1013-1019(7)
Authors: Yoon, C.; Chaisson, L. H.; Patel, S. M.; Allen, I. E.; Drain, P. K.; Wilson, D.; Cattamanchi, A.

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FAST implementation in Bangladesh: high frequency of unsuspected tuberculosis justifies challenges of scale-up
pp. 1020-1025(6)
Authors: Nathavitharana, R. R.; Daru, P.; Barrera, A. E.; Mostofa Kamal, S. M.; Islam, S.; ul-Alam, M.; Sultana, R.; Rahman, M.; Hossain, Md. S.; Lederer, P.; Hurwitz, S.; Chakraborty, K.; Kak, N.; Tierney, D. B.; Nardell, E.

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Costs of providing tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment services in Viet Nam
pp. 1035-1040(6)
Authors: Minh, H. V.; Mai, V. Q.; Nhung, N. V.; Hoi, L. V.; Giang, K. B.; Chung, L. H.; Kien, V. D.; Duyen, N. T.; Ngoc, N. B.; Anh, T. T.; Phuong, T. B.; Ngan, T. T.; Khanh, P. H.

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The economic burden of tuberculosis in Indonesia
pp. 1041-1048(8)
Authors: Collins, D.; Hafidz, F.; Mustikawati, D.

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Smoking behavior and beliefs about the impact of smoking on anti-tuberculosis treatment among health care workers
pp. 1049-1055(7)
Authors: Magee, M. J.; Darchia, L.; Kipiani, M.; Chakhaia, T.; Kempker, R. R.; Tukvadze, N.; Berg, C. J.; Blumberg, H. M.

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Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis as a cause of smear-negative TB and/or TB treatment failure in Nigerians
pp. 1056-1061(6)
Authors: Oladele, R. O.; Irurhe, N. K.; Foden, P.; Akanmu, A. S.; Gbaja-Biamila, T.; Nwosu, A.; Ekundayo, H. A.; Ogunsola, F. T.; Richardson, M. D.; Denning, D. W.

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Prevalence and risk factors of restrictive spirometry in a cohort of Peruvian adults
pp. 1062-1068(7)
Authors: Siddharthan, T.; Grigsby, M.; Miele, C. H.; Bernabe-Ortiz, A.; Miranda, J. J.; Gilman, R. H.; Wise, R. A.; Porter, J. C.; Hurst, J. R.; Checkley, W.; CRONICAS Cohort Study Group

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CORRESPONDENCE

An LC-MS/MS-based method to analyze the anti-tuberculosis drug bedaquiline in hair
pp. 1069-1070(2)
Authors: Metcalfe, John; Gerona, Roy; Wen, Anita; Bacchetti, Peter; Gandhi, Monica

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ERRATA
pp. 1070-1070(1)

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