Diagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with psoriasis: the need for a modified approach.

Abstract

We read with interest the TBNET consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in patients screened for tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-a antagonist therapy [1]. Admittedly, accumulated evidence during the last decade demonstrates that adherence to such guidelines has minimised the risk of TB reactivation in patients receiving… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00016611

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@article{Bassukas2011DiagnosisOT, title={Diagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with psoriasis: the need for a modified approach.}, author={I D Bassukas and Georgios Gaitanis and Stavros H. Constantopoulos}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={2011}, volume={38 1}, pages={231-2; author reply 232-3} }