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Latent Tuberculosis

Known as: Latent Tuberculosis Infection, Tuberculosis Infections, Latent, Infection, Latent Tuberculosis 
The dormant form of TUBERCULOSIS where the person shows no obvious symptoms and no sign of the causative agent (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) in the… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Summary Background Inclusion health focuses on people in extremely poor health due to poverty, marginalisation, and… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Tuberculosis remains the world's leading cause of death from an infectious disease, responsible for an estimated 1 674 000 deaths… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Co-infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in individuals infected with HIV-1. It has long been… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Around one third of the world's population may harbour latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), an asymptomatic immunological state… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Type 2 diabetes mellitus(DM) is a major risk factor for the development of active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), with development… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The individual- and population-level impact of household tuberculosis exposure on transmission is unclear but may have… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND The existing estimate of the global burden of latent TB infection (LTBI) as "one-third" of the world population is… Expand
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Review
2016
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2016
BACKGROUND WHO estimates that a third of the world's population has latent tuberculosis infection and that less than 5% of those… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Treatment of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is an essential component of tuberculosis control and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999