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Adherence to isoniazid preventive chemotherapy: a prospective community based study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2006-09)
Background: Current international guidelines recommend 6–9 months of isoniazid (INH) preventive chemotherapy to prevent the development of active tuberculosis in children exposed to a susceptible strain of M tuberculosis. ...
Missed opportunities in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
In 52% of children with confirmed and probable tuberculosis the diagnosis could have been made earlier than it was. The main clinical clues which should have led to suspicion of tuberculosis were close adult contacts and ...
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 ...
TB or not TB? An evaluation of children with an incorrect initial diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1995)
Object. The aim of the study was to identify diagnoses that are confused with pulmonary tuberculosis in children. Design. Prospective, investigative clinical study. Setting. Tertiary care teaching hospital and an urban ...