Incremental yield of bronchial washing for diagnosing smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis Ghent University Institute of Tropical Medicine
Effect of applying a treatment threshold in a population: an example of pulmonary tuberculosis in Rwanda University of Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine
Assessment of an ELISA for serodiagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis in a Cuban population KU Leuven
Performance of an algorithm based on WHO recommendations for the diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in patients without HIV infection Ghent University Institute of Tropical Medicine
Nontuberculous mycobacteria among pulmonary tuberculosis patients Vrije Universiteit Brussel
OBJECTIVES: Currently, there are no European data about the frequency and clinical significance of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) grown from respiratory samples during the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). We determined the frequency and clinical significance of NTM isolated before or during pulmonary tuberculosis treatment in Belgian laboratories.
METHODS: We conducted a nationwide retrospective multicenter cohort study on the ...