Isoniazid Preventive Therapy and Risk for Resistant Tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Balcells2006IsoniazidPT,
  title={Isoniazid Preventive Therapy and Risk for Resistant Tuberculosis},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Elvira Balcells and Sara L. Thomas and Peter Godfrey-Faussett and Alison D Grant},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2006}
}
In the context of tuberculosis (TB) resurgence, isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) is increasingly promoted, but concerns about the risk for development of isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis may hinder its widespread implementation. We conducted a systematic review of data published since 1951 to assess the effect of primary IPT on the risk for isoniazid-resistant TB. Different definitions of isoniazid resistance were used, which affected summary effect estimates; we report the most consistent… CONTINUE READING

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