Jean Pierre Zellweger

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Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is characterised by the presence of immune responses to previously acquired Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection without clinical evidence of active tuberculosis (TB). Here we report evidence-based guidelines from the World Health Organization for a public health approach to the management of LTBI in high risk(More)
The purpose of the present paper is to investigate the usefulness of routine notification of antituberculosis drug susceptibilities. In Switzerland, laboratories have to report susceptibilities to isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, and pyrazinamide to the Federal Office of Public Health. All clinical and laboratory information on every single tuberculosis(More)
Incompletely documented symptom episodes pose methodological problems in the analysis of diary data. The aim of this study was to develop a method of estimating the average durations of symptomatic and nonsymptomatic episodes, respectively, coping with the problem of bias due to undocumented days and censored episodes that is found in most diary studies.(More)
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