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HIV and childhood tuberculosis: The way forward
Tuberculosis has been a major cause of morbidity and mortality in under-resourced communities. By causing progressive immunodeficiency, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) increases susceptibility to tuberculosis in an ...
Resistant Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Disease: Implications for Management of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Disease in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children
Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) disease in children are lacking, and there are limited data on drug resistance of Mycobacterium bovis BCG. A 6-month-old HIV-infected infant ...
Tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis in young children
OBJECTIVES: To document the clinical and diagnostic features of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) in young children with and without concomitant miliary tuberculosis (TB). METHODS: A retrospective comparative study. RESULTS: ...
A proposed radiological classification of childhood intra-thoracic tuberculosis
One of the obstacles in discussing childhood tuberculosis (TB) is the lack of standard descriptive terminology to classify the diverse spectrum of disease. Accurate disease classification is important, because the correct ...