Susan Liebeschuetz

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SETTING Large specialist paediatric TB clinics in the UK. OBJECTIVE To evaluate clinical practice and compare with national and international guidelines. DESIGN A survey based on an electronic questionnaire on the management of latent tuberculous infection (LTBI) and tuberculosis (TB) disease was conducted in 13 specialist paediatric TB clinics. The(More)
Twenty children received needle-stick injuries with a risk of exposure to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 during an incident in a primary school playground. All were counseled and offered human immunodeficiency virus postexposure prophylaxis. All 20 children started postexposure prophylaxis, and 19 attended for follow-up testing 3 months later. More(More)
BACKGROUND Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine is one of the most widely used vaccines globally. Management of local BCG complications (injection site reactions and suppurative or non-suppurative lymphadenitis) varies between clinicians, and the optimal approach remains uncertain. AIM To determine the clinical features, management and outcome of BCG(More)
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