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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 10, 1 October 2017

EDITORIALS

Free Content Tuberculosis, human rights and ethics
pp. 1071-1071(1)
Author: Varaine, Francis

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Free Content Strategic partnerships towards tuberculosis elimination
pp. 1072-1072(1)
Author: Denholm, Justin T

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Free Content Post-implementation blues: the unfulfilled potential of Xpert
pp. 1073-1073(1)
Authors: Tiberi, Simon; Pontali, Emanuele; Migliori, Giovanni Battista

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Free Content Asthma: the increasing, unchecked epidemic
pp. 1074-1074(1)
Author: El Sony, Asma

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STATE OF THE ART

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Free Content Applying the Care Group model to tuberculosis control: findings from a community-based project in Mozambique
pp. 1086-1093(8)
Authors: Brown, A.; Ernst, P.; Cambule, A.; Morrow, M.; Dortzbach, D.; Golub, J. E.; Perry, H. B.

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Free Content Comprehensive understanding of health-seeking behaviour among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in China
pp. 1094-1099(6)
Authors: Jiang, Y.; Cao, B.; Ohmagari, N.; Wu, A-H.; Liu, Y-X.; Guo, L-P.

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Free Content Missed opportunities for earlier diagnosis of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis despite access to Xpert® MTB/RIF
pp. 1100-1105(6)
Authors: Mohr, E.; Daniels, J.; Muller, O.; Furin, J.; Chabalala, B.; Steele, S. J.; Cox, V.; Dolby, T.; Ferlazzo, G.; Shroufi, A.; Duran, L. T.; Cox, H.

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Free Content Persistently high early mortality despite rapid diagnostics for drug-resistant tuberculosis cases in South Africa
pp. 1106-1111(6)
Authors: Schnippel, K.; Firnhaber, C.; Ndjeka, N.; Conradie, F.; Page-Shipp, L.; Berhanu, R.; Sinanovic, E.

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Free Content Drug resistance patterns among extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases in a tertiary care centre in North India
pp. 1112-1117(6)
Authors: Sharma, S. K.; Chaubey, J.; Singh, B. K.; Sharma, R.; Mittal, A.; Sharma, A.

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Free Content Latent tuberculous infection testing among HIV-infected persons in clinical care, United States, 2010–2012
pp. 1118-1126(9)
Authors: Reaves, E. J.; Shah, N. S.; France, A. M.; Morris, S. B.; Kammerer, S.; Skarbinski, J.; Bradley, H.

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Open Access High completion rates of isoniazid preventive therapy among persons living with HIV in Swaziland
pp. 1127-1132(6)
Authors: Adams, L. V.; Mahlalela, N.; Talbot, E. A.; Pasipamire, M.; Ginindza, S.; Calnan, M.; Haumba, S.

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Free Content Pulmonary tuberculosis diagnostic practices among people living with the human immunodeficiency virus in Lesotho
pp. 1133-1138(6)
Authors: O'Connor, D. E.; Frederix, K.; Saito, S.; Maama, L. B.; Hirsch-Moverman, Y.; Pitt, B.; Hayes-Larson, E.; Lebelo, L.; Shale, M.; Howard, A. A.

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Free Content Performance of nested RT-PCR on CSF for tuberculous meningitis diagnosis in HIV-infected patients
pp. 1139-1144(6)
Authors: Gualberto, F. A. S.; Gonçalves, M. G.; Fukasawa, L. O; Santos, A. M. Ramos Dos; Sacchi, C. T.; Harrison, L. H.; Boulware, D. R.; Vidal, J. E.

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Free Content Interferon-gamma response to the treatment of active pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis
pp. 1145-1149(5)
Authors: Liang, L.; Shi, R.; Liu, X.; Yuan, X.; Zheng, S.; Zhang, G.; Wang, W.; Wang, J.; England, K.; Via, L. E.; Cai, Y.; Goldfeder, L. C.; Dodd, L. E.; Barry, C. E.; Chen, R. Y.

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Free Content Evaluation of the TB-LAMP assay for the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Northern India
pp. 1150-1153(4)
Authors: Yadav, R.; Sharma, N.; Khaneja, R.; Agarwal, P.; Kanga, A.; Behera, D.; Sethi, S.

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Free Content Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the loop-mediated isothermal amplification test in South Africa
pp. 1154-1160(7)
Authors: Reddy, S.; Ntoyanto, S.; Sakadavan, Y.; Reddy, T.; Mahomed, S.; Dlamini, M.; Spooner, B.; Ramjee, G.; Coutsoudis, A.; Ngomane, N.; Naidoo, K.; Mlisana, K.; Kiepiela, P.

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Free Content Assessment of the quality of anti-tuberculosis medicines in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2014
pp. 1161-1168(8)
Authors: Nabirova, D.; Schmid, G.; Yusupova, R.; Kantarbayeva, M.; Ismailov, S. I.; Moffett, D.; Jähnke, R. W. O.; Nuorti, J. P.

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Free Content Bronchial angles are associated with nodular bronchiectatic non-tuberculous mycobacteria lung disease
pp. 1169-1175(7)
Authors: Lee, T.; Park, J. Y.; Lee, H. Y.; Lim, H-J.; Park, J. S.; Cho, Y-J.; Kim, T. J.; Lee, K. W.; Lee, J. H.; Lee, C-T.; Yoon, H. I.

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Free Content Treating persistent asthma in rural Rwanda: characteristics, management and 24-month outcomes
pp. 1176-1182(7)
Authors: Habineza, H.; Mutumbira, C.; Hedt-Gauthier, B. L.; Borg, R.; Gupta, N.; Tapela, N.; Dusabeyezu, S.; Ngoga, G.; Harerimana, E.; Mpanumusingo, E.; Ngabireyimana, E.; Rusingiza, E.; Bukhman, G.

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CORRESPONDENCE

Free Content TB-IRIS presenting with haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a non-HIV-infected male
pp. 1183-1184(2)
Authors: Tseng, Yu-Chao; Sun, Hsin-Yun; Tsai, Jui-Hung; Hung, Po-Pin; Wang, Jann-Tay

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Free Content Osteomyelitis and arthritis caused by Mycobacterium intracellulare: an underestimated diagnosis
pp. 1184-1185(2)
Authors: Piccini, Paola; Venturini, Elisabetta; Romano, Francesca; Di Maurizio, Marco; De Filippi, Claudio; Azzari, Chiara; de Martino, Maurizio; Galli, Luisa

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Free Content Lophomonas blattarum co-infection in a patient with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
pp. 1185-1187(3)
Authors: Thakur, Chaman; Verma, S.; Negi, R. S.; Kumar, V.; Gupta, S.; Sharma, V.

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IN MEMORIAM

Free Content Dr Georges Bakaswa Ntambwe, 1950–2016
pp. 1188-1188(1)
Author: Piubello, Alberto

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