FOLLOW UP RESULTS OF LATENT TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH ANTI-TNF-ALPHA


MUTLU P., SEVİNÇ C., KILINÇ O., UÇAN E. S.

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.10, no.1, pp.47-52, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-52
  • Keywords: Anti-TNF-alpha, latent tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis ankylosing, tuberculin skin test, Isoniazid prophylaxis, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, BLOCKING-AGENTS, DIAGNOSIS, RISK
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study was planned to evaluate our approach to latent tuberculosis infection in patients who are given anti-tumornecrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) therapy.