Immune parameters as markers of tuberculosis extent of disease and early prediction of anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy response.

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This study investigates how the extent of pre-treatment radiological disease and early anti-tuberculous treatment response affect levels of selected circulating host immune markers. Twenty HIV-uninfected tuberculosis patients with BACTEC culture positivity for Mycobacterium tuberculosis at diagnosis and treated with directly observed short course anti… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2008.02.007

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@article{Siawaya2008ImmunePA, title={Immune parameters as markers of tuberculosis extent of disease and early prediction of anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy response.}, author={Joel Fleury Djoba Siawaya and Nchinya Bennedict Bapela and Katharina Ronacher and H. M. Van Ettinger - Veenstra and Martin Kidd and Robert Gie and Nulda Beyers and Paul E van Helden and Gerhard Walzl}, journal={The Journal of infection}, year={2008}, volume={56 5}, pages={340-7} }