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Prospective evaluation of World Health Organization criteria to assist diagnosis of tuberculosis in children
Because of the difficulty in confirming childhood tuberculosis (TB), the World Health Organization (WHO) proposes a hierarchical approach to diagnosis using history and certain clinical features to help to improve the ...
Evaluation of young children in household contact with adult multidrug- resistant pulmonary tuberculosis cases
Background. The prevention and management of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis has received much attention, but little attention has been given to children with MDR tuberculosis or children in contact with adults with ...
Culture-positive tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus type 1- infected children
Background. Adults infected by HIV have increased susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and progress more rapidly to disease. HIV and tuberculosis (TB) coinfection in children has been reported but often lacks ...