Empirical tuberculosis treatment or improved diagnostics?


We read the article by Lawn and colleagues1 with great interest. Atypical presentation and limited diagnostic capability in resource-limited settings lead to delays in treatment that could contribute to high rates of antiretroviral therapy (ART) associated TB.2 To address the potential role of empiric TB treatment in immunosuppressed patients fi rst… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0242

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@article{Manabe2012EmpiricalTT, title={Empirical tuberculosis treatment or improved diagnostics?}, author={Yukari C. Manabe and William O. Worodria and Frank Cobelens}, journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease}, year={2012}, volume={16 2}, pages={280; author reply 280-1} }