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BCG vaccination in South African HIV-exposed infants : risks and benefits
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-02)
Novel application of NIH case definitions in a paediatric tuberculosis contact investigation study
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2015-04)
BACKGROUND: International (National Institutes of Health [NIH]) case definitions have been proposed for paediatric tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic studies. The relevance of these definitions for contact tracing studies is ...
The prevalence of symptoms associated with pulmonary tuberculosis in randomly selected children from a high burden community
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2005-11)
Background: Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis is problematic and symptom based diagnostic approaches are often promoted in high burden settings. This study aimed (i) to document the prevalence of symptoms associated ...
Pediatric multidrug-resistant tuberculosis clinical trials : challenges and opportunities
(Elsevier on behalf of International Society for Infectious Diseases, 2017)
On June 17, 2016, RESIST-TB, IMPAACT, Vital Strategies, and New Ventures jointly hosted the Pediatric Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Clinical Trials Landscape Meeting in Arlington, Virginia, USA. The meeting provided ...
Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine and the COVID-19 pandemic : responsible stewardship is needed
(The Union, 2020)
We believe that responsible stewardship of the bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic is urgently needed. Live attenuated BCG is currently the only licensed vaccine to protect against ...