Screening for tuberculosis infection before the initiation of an anti-TNF-alpha therapy

Swiss Med Wkly. 2007 Nov 3;137(43-44):620-2.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal / therapeutic use*
  • Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bacterial Infections / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome / chemically induced
  • Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome / prevention & control*
  • Mandatory Testing
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Skin Tests
  • Time Factors
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis*
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / drug therapy
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / prevention & control
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha / antagonists & inhibitors*

Substances

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal
  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha