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Tuberculosis (TB) - References


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  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Recommendations for use of an isoniazid-rifapentine regimen with direct observation to treat latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. MMWR, 60(48): 1650–1653. Available online:

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  • Akolo C, et al. (2010). Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV infected persons. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1).

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  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Updated guidelines for using interferon gamma release assays to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection—United States, 2010. MMWR, 59(RR-05): 1–25. Available online:

  • World Health Organization (2011). Guidelines for intensified tuberculosis case-finding and isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV in resource-constrained settings. Available online:

  • World Health Organization (2011). Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: 2011 update. European Respiratory Journal, 38(3): 516–528.

  • Ziganshina LA, Eisenhut M (2011). Tuberculosis (HIV-negative people), search date July 2010. BMJ Clinical Evidence. Available online:

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