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Tuberculosis : opportunities and challenges for the 90-90-90 targets in HIV-infected children
(International AIDS Society, 2015-12-02)
Introduction: In 2014 the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS defined the ambitious 90 90 90 targets for 2020, in which 90% of people living with HIV must be diagnosed, 90% of those diagnosed should be on sustained ...
Xpert MTB/RIF assay can be used on archived gastric aspirate and induced sputum samples for sensitive diagnosis of paediatric tuberculosis
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-29)
Background Tuberculosis (TB) in children is neglected, mainly due to lack of sensitive diagnostic tools. Recently Xpert MTB/RIF assay has revolutionized the diagnostic field, but its usefulness in pediatric TB has not ...
Presentation and outcome of culture-confirmed isoniazid-resistant rifampicin-susceptible tuberculosis in children
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2016)
Setting: Isoniazid-resistant rifampicin-susceptible (HRRS) tuberculosis (TB) is the most prevalent form of drug-resistant TB globally, and may be a risk factor for poor outcomes. HRRS-TB in children has been poorly ...