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

Ormerod, L. P.; Milburn, H. J.; Gillespie, S.; Ledingham, J.; Rampton, D.
October 2005
Thorax;Oct2005, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p800
Academic Journal
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.


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