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Management of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: WHO guidelines for low tuberculosis burden countries
Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is characterised by the presence of immune responses to previously acquired Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection without clinical evidence of active tuberculosisExpand
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Towards tuberculosis elimination: an action framework for low-incidence countries
This paper describes an action framework for countries with low tuberculosis (TB) incidence (<100 TB cases per million population) that are striving for TB elimination. The framework sets outExpand
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Early detection of tuberculosis through community-based active case finding in Cambodia
BackgroundSince 2005, Cambodia’s national tuberculosis programme has been conducting active case finding (ACF) with mobile radiography units, targeting household contacts of TB patients in poor andExpand
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Target prioritization and strategy selection for active case-finding of pulmonary tuberculosis: a tool to support country-level project planning
BackgroundDespite the progress made in the past decade, tuberculosis (TB) control still faces significant challenges. In many countries with declining TB incidence, the disease tends to concentrateExpand
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Increased Case Notification through Active Case Finding of Tuberculosis among Household and Neighbourhood Contacts in Cambodia
Background Globally, there has been growing evidence that suggests the effectiveness of active case finding (ACF) for tuberculosis (TB) in high-risk populations. However, the evidence is stillExpand
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The strategic framework of tuberculosis control and prevention in the elderly: a scoping review towards End TB targets
With the rapid pace of population ageing, tuberculosis (TB) in the elderly increasingly becomes a public health challenge. Despite the increasing burden and high risks for TB in the elderly, targetedExpand
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Epidemiology and control of tuberculosis in the Western Pacific Region: analysis of 2012 case notification data.
Tuberculosis (TB) control in the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region has seen substantial progress in the last decade, with a 33% reduction in prevalent TB cases since 2000. TheExpand
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Tuberculosis case-finding in Cambodia: analysis of case notification data, 2000 to 2013.
The routine tuberculosis (TB) surveillance system in Cambodia has been strengthened under the National TB Programme (NTP). This paper provides an overview of the TB surveillance data for Cambodia atExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness of a Tuberculosis Active Case Finding Program Targeting Household and Neighborhood Contacts in Cambodia
In many high-risk populations, access to tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment is limited and pockets of high prevalence persist. We estimated the cost-effectiveness of an extensive active caseExpand
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Policies and practices on the programmatic management of latent tuberculous infection: global survey.
SETTING Global survey among low tuberculosis (TB) burden countries, which are primary target countries for the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on the programmatic management of latentExpand
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