Adjunctive therapy with interferon-gamma for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review.

@article{Gao2011AdjunctiveTW,
  title={Adjunctive therapy with interferon-gamma for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review.},
  author={X-F Gao and Zheng-Wei Yang and Jun Li},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={e594-600}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of adjunctive therapy using interferon-gamma (IFN-γ; an immunomodulator) for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). METHODS We conducted a systematic review of controlled clinical trials that compared anti-TB drugs in combination with IFN-γ with the same anti-TB drugs alone for the treatment of pulmonary TB. RESULTS Nine trials were identified, with IFN-γ being aerosolized or administered subcutaneously in one trial, aerosolized only in… CONTINUE READING

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