The effect of short-term intensive chemotherapy on reactivation of tuberculosis.

@article{Nair2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of short-term intensive chemotherapy on reactivation of tuberculosis.},
  author={R Radhakrishnan Nair and Kumar Prabhash and Manju Sengar and Anjani Bakshi and Sumeet Gujral and Samir K. Gupta and Purvish M. Parikh},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={
          1243-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Various malignancies and cytotoxic chemotherapy have been proposed to increase the risk of reactivation of tuberculosis. Available literature to support this observation is still conflicting. There is scarcity of data from countries with rampant tubercular infection, such as India, in this regard. DESIGN AND METHODS In the present retrospective analysis, patients with high-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with past history of tuberculosis and have had adequate antitubercular therapy… CONTINUE READING

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