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April-June 2020| Vol 69| Issue 2

Original Article

Latent tuberculosis infection among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Background Although there is well-proved association between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and active tuberculosis, factors involved in the association between T2DM and latent tuberculosis ...


Original Article

Line probe assay, a rapid and efficient test for the diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Egypt

Background Earlier detection of tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is crucial to preclude TB. We examined a genotypic drug sensitivity testing method for drug-res...


Original Article

Assessment of the participation of primary care services in national tuberculosis control program in El Behaira Governorate

Background Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious disease, which may be lethal. As primary healthcare (PHC) providers are the patient’s primary contact with medical facilities, the in...


Original Article

Evaluation of performance of quantiferon test in suspected pulmonary tuberculosis patients at Abbassia Chest Hospital

Background Quantiferon (QFT) is an interferon-γ release assay applied to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). It is considered as an ELISA-based, whole-blood analysis as it uses peptides from thr...


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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Fayoum Governorate

Background Despite being one of the most ancient diseases, tuberculosis (TB) is still a major health problem globally. It is one of the most important causes of death worldwide. GeneXpert MTB...


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The Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, a publication of The Official Journal of Egyptian Society of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis AND Arab Thoracic Association, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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