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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.

Certain IJTLD articles are selected for translation into French, Spanish, Chinese or Russian. They are available on the Union website

Publisher: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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Volume 18, Number 7, 1 July 2014

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Free Content Tuberculosis prevention and control in prisons: do we know enough?
pp. 758-759(2)
Authors: Dara, Masoud; Acosta, Colleen D.

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Free Content Chronic bronchitis: so much more than just a smoker's cough
pp. 760-760(1)
Author: Vestbo, Jørgen

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Free Content Teaching chest X-ray reading for child tuberculosis suspects
pp. 763-769(7)
Authors: Seddon, J. A.; Padayachee, T.; Du Plessis, A-M.; Goussard, P.; Schaaf, H. S.; Lombard, C.; Gie, R. P.

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Free Content Trends in childhood drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a window into the wider epidemic?
pp. 770-773(4)
Authors: Schaaf, H. S.; Hesseling, A. C.; Rautenbach, C.; Seddon, J. A.

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Free Content Derivation of a tuberculosis screening rule for sub-Saharan African prisons
pp. 774-780(7)
Authors: Harris, J. B.; Siyambango, M.; Levitan, E. B.; Maggard, K. R.; Hatwiinda, S.; Foster, E. M.; Chamot, E.; Kaunda, K.; Chileshe, C.; Krüüner, A.; Henostroza, G.; Reid, S. E.

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Free Content Tuberculosis incidence and treatment completion among Ugandan prison inmates
pp. 781-786(6)
Authors: Schwitters, A.; Kaggwa, M.; Omiel, P.; Nagadya, G.; Kisa, N.; Dalal, S.

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Free Content Interferon-gamma release assays piloted as a latent tuberculous infection screening tool in Canadian federal inmates
pp. 787-792(6)
Authors: Schwartz, I. S.; Bach, P. J.; Roscoe, B.; Majury, A.; Hopman, W. M.; Ellis, E.; Garrahan, T.; Smith, J.; Barkley, R.; Panaro, L.; Jamieson, F.; Froats, C.; Gemmill, I.; Wobeser, W. L.

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Free Content Active case finding for tuberculosis among people who inject drugs on methadone treatment in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
pp. 793-798(6)
Authors: Gupta, A.; Mbwambo, J.; Mteza, I.; Shenoi, S.; Lambdin, B.; Nyandindi, C.; Doula, B. I.; Mfaume, S.; Bruce, R. D.

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Free Content Validation of indirect tuberculosis treatment adherence measures in a resource-constrained setting
pp. 804-809(6)
Authors: Mkopi, A.; Range, N.; Lwilla, F.; Egwaga, S.; Schulze, A.; Geubbels, E.; van Leth, F.

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Free Content Patient costs during tuberculosis treatment in Bangladesh and Tanzania: the potential of shorter regimens
pp. 810-817(8)
Authors: Gospodarevskaya, E.; Tulloch, O.; Bunga, C.; Ferdous, S.; Jonas, A.; Islam, S.; Rahman, M.; Hussain, M. A.; Haque, M. N.; Egwaga, S.; Gardiner, E.; PrayGod, G.; Islam, M. A.; Mann, G. H.; Wells, W. A.; Squire, S. B.

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Free Content Mortality of tuberculosis patients during treatment in Israel, 2000–2010
pp. 818-823(6)
Authors: Shuldiner, J.; Leventhal, A.; Chemtob, D.; Mor, Z.

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Free Content Tuberculosis in the intensive care unit: a prospective observational study
pp. 824-830(7)
Authors: Balkema, C. A.; Irusen, E. M.; Taljaard, J. J.; Koegelenberg, C. F. N.

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Free Content A new predictive model for an improved respiratory isolation strategy in HIV-infected patients with PTB
pp. 831-836(6)
Authors: Carugati, M.; Schiroli, C.; Zanini, F.; Vanoni, N.; Galli, M.; Adorni, F.; Franzetti, F.

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Free Content Changes of FASH ultrasound findings in TB-HIV patients during anti-tuberculosis treatment
pp. 837-839(3)
Authors: Heller, T.; Wallrauch, C.; Brunetti, E.; Giordani, M. T.

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Free Content Composite indicator: new tool for monitoring RNTCP performance in India
pp. 840-842(3)
Authors: Bansal, A. K.; Kulshrestha, N.; Nagaraja, S. B.; Rade, K.; Choudhary, A.; Parmar, M.; Nair, S. A.; Dewan, P. K.; Yadav, R.; Moonan, P. K.; Kumar, A.

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Open Access Impact of changing diagnostic criteria for smear-positive tuberculosis: a cohort study in Malawi
pp. 843-846(4)
Authors: Koole, O.; Munthali, L.; Mhango, B.; Mpunga, J.; Glynn, J. R.; Crampin, A. C.

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Free Content A molecular transport medium for collection, inactivation, transport, and detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
pp. 847-849(3)
Authors: Daum, L. T.; Choi, Y.; Worthy, S. A.; Rodriguez, J. D.; Chambers, J. P.; Fischer, G. W.

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Free Content Prevalence of Aspergillus sensitisation in pulmonary tuberculosis-related fibrocavitary disease
pp. 850-855(6)
Authors: Dhooria, S.; Kumar, P.; Saikia, B.; Aggarwal, A. N.; Gupta, D.; Behera, D.; Chakrabarti, A.; Agarwal, R.

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Free Content Knowledge, attitude and perception of second-hand smoke and factors promoting smoking in Malaysian adolescents
pp. 856-861(6)
Authors: Abidin, N. Zainol; Zulkifli, A.; Abidin, E. Zainal; Rasdi, I.; Ismail, S. N. Syed; Rahman, A. Abd; Hashim, Z.; Semple, S.

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Free Content Variation in the prevalence of chronic bronchitis among smokers: a cross-sectional study
pp. 862-869(8)
Authors: Mahesh, P. A.; Jayaraj, B. S.; Chaya, S. K; Lokesh, K. S.; McKay, A. J.; Prabhakar, A. K.; Pape, U. J.

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Free Content Incidence of chronic bronchitis: a prospective study in a large general population
pp. 870-875(6)
Authors: Holm, M.; Torén, K.; Andersson, E.

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Free Content False-positive Xpert® MTB/RIF assays in previously treated patients: need for caution in interpreting results
pp. 876-878(3)
Authors: Boyles, T. H.; Hughes, J.; Cox, V.; Burton, R.; Meintjes, G.; Mendelson, M.

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Free Content ECMO: an alternative support for acute respiratory failure caused by tuberculosis?
pp. 879-881(3)
Authors: Cogliandro, V.; Lapadula, G.; Bandera, A.; Muscatello, A.; Marcolin, R.; Abbruzzese, C.; Rona, R.; Gori, A.

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