TITLE

BTS recommendations for assessing risk and for managing Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in patients due to start anti-TNF-α treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Ormerod, L. P.; Milburn, H. J.; Gillespie, S.; Ledingham, J.; Rampton, D.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2005, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p800
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Guidelines have been compiled by The Joint Tuberculosis Committee of the British Thoracic Society to quantify the risks of reactivation of tuberculosis with anti-tumour necrosis factor α (anti-TNF-α) treatment. These guidelines are intended to inform respiratory physicians, gastroenterologists, rheumatologists and dermatologists, together with specialist nurses in those disciplines.
ACCESSION #
18598970

 

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