Resultados: 6

    Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

    Clin Infect Dis.; 64 (2), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Individuals infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) may develop symptoms and signs of disease (tuberculosis disease) or may have no clinical evidence of disease (latent tuberculosis infection [LTBI]). Tuberculosis disease is a leading cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality...

    Executive Summary: Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis

    Clin. infect. dis; 63 (7), 2016
    The American Thoracic Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Infectious Diseases Society of America jointly sponsored the development of this guideline for the treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis, which is also endorsed by the European Respiratory Society and the US National Tube...

    Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis

    "BACKGROUND: Infantile wheezing is a common problem, but there are no guidelines for the evaluation of infants with recurrent or persistent wheezing that is not relieved or prevented by standard therapies. METHODS: An American Thoracic Society-sanctioned guideline development committee selected clinical...

    The use of molecular line probe assays for the detection of resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs: policy guidance

    This document provides a summary of the evidence and recommendations for the use of SL-LPA for the detection of mutations associated with resistance to fluoroquinolones and SLID in patients with RR-TB and/or MDR-TB. The objectives of this policy guidance are to assess and compare the diagnostic accuracy ...

    The use of molecular line probe assays for the detection of resistance to isoniazid and rifampicin

    Tuberculosis (TB) remains a large-scale public health problem. Key global priorities for TB care and control include improving case-detection and detecting cases earlier, including cases of smear-negative disease. This document updates existing WHO policy on the use of molecular LPAs for detecting MTBC a...

    The use of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (TB-LAMP) for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: policy guidance

    Tuberculosis (TB) remains a large-scale public health problem. Key global priorities for TB care and control include improving case-detection and detecting patients earlier, particularly patients with smear-negative TB disease. This document provides a pragmatic summary of the evidence and recommendation...