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Global/Multinational
         

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Burden of childhood tuberculosis in 22 high-burden countries: a mathematical modelling study.
Dodd PJ, Gardiner E, Coghlan R, Seddon JA.
Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Aug;2(8):e453-9.
Paper

Old and new approaches to diagnosing and treating latent tuberculosis in children in low-incidence countries.
Cruz AT, Starke JR, Lobato MN.
Curr Opin Pediatr
. 2014 Feb;26(1):106-13.
Abstract

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children: evidence from global surveillance.
Zignol M, Sismanidis C, Falzon D, et al
Eur Respir J
. 2012 Dec 20.
Abstract

Radiology services for children in HIV- and TB-endemic regions: scope for greater collaboration
between radiologists and clinicians caring for children.
Dramowski A, Morsheimer MM, Frigati L, et al 
Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Mar 10
Abstract

Childhood tuberculosis - global epidemiology and the impact of HIV.
Rekha B, Swaminathan S 

Paediatr Respir Rev
. 2007 Jun;8(2):99-106.
Abstract
 

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected children in resource limited settings (RLS) before and
after ART initiation
M.-R. B-Lajoie, O. Drouin, A. Low,et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Africa
         

Multinational
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Incidence of WHO Stage 3 and 4 Events, Tuberculosis, and Mortality in Untreated, HIV-Infected Children Enrolling in Care Before 1 Year of Age: An Iedea (International Epidemiologic Databases To Evaluate AIDS) East Africa Regional Analysis.
Ciaranello A, Lu Z, Ayaya S,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2013 Dec 30
Abstract

Assessing capacity for diagnosing tuberculosis in children in sub-Saharan African HIV care settings [Short communication].
Reid MJ, Saito S, Fayorsey R, Carter RJ, Abrams EJ.
Int J Tuberc Lung D
is
. 2012 May 7.

Abstract
 

Botswana
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Yield of Screening for TB and HIV among Children Failing to Thrive in Botswana.
Arscott-Mills T, Ho-Foster A, Lowenstein M, et al
J Trop Pediatr. 2013 Aug 27
Abstract

Yield of contact tracing from pediatric tuberculosis index cases in Gaborone, Botswana.
Puryear S, Seropola G, Ho-Foster A, et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2013 Aug;17(8):1049-55

Abstract

 

Central African Republic

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  FULL TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Fine-needle aspiration for diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in children in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Fanny ML, Beyam N, Gody JC, et al
BMC Pediatr
. 2012 Dec 13;12(1):191.
Paper
 
Côte d'Ivoire.
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children starting antiretroviral therapy in Côte d'Ivoire.
Auld AF, Tuho MZ, Ekra KA, et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2014 Apr;18(4):381-7.
Abstract

Egypt
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Egyptian children using Etest.
Morcos W, Morcos M, Doss S  
Minerva Pediatr. 2008 Dec;60(6):1385-92
Abstract
 
Ethiopia
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Lack of adherence to isoniazid chemoprophylaxis in children in contact with adults with tuberculosis in southern Ethiopia.
Garie KT, Yassin MA, Cuevas LE
.
PLoS On
e
. 2011;6(11):e26452.

Paper

Lesotho

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Outcomes of Comprehensive Care for Children Empirically Treated for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in a Setting of High HIV Prevalence.
Satti H, McLaughlin MM, Omotayo DB,  et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(5):e37114.
Paper

Kenya

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  High Prevalence of Tuberculosis Infection in HIV-1 Exposed Kenyan Infants.
Cranmer LM, Kanyugo M, Jonnalagadda SR, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2013 Dec 30.
Abstract

Impact of expanded antiretroviral use on incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis in children with HIV in Kenya.
Abuogi LL, Mwachari C, Leslie HH, et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Oct;17(10):1291-7.
 
Abstract

Tuberculosis among Children in Kenya: Epidemiology and Impact of HIV in Two Provinces.
Cavanaugh J, Genga K, Marigu I, et al
J Trop Pediatr. 2011 Dec 5.
Abstract

 
          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Testing for HIV amongst children with TB in a resource limited setting: a case of Kenyan experience
J.K. Sitienei, H. Kipruto, G. Argata, et al
(XVII International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
Malawi
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  Risk factors for mortality in Malawian children with human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis co-infection.
Buck WC, Olson D, Kabue MM,  et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2013 Nov;17(11):1389-95
Abstract

Nigeria

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Risk for tuberculosis among children. [Nigeria]
Nakaoka H, Lawson L, Squire SB, et al.

Emerg Infect Dis 2006 Sep
Paper
 
South Africa

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Severe manifestations of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy before 2 years of age.
Walters E, Duvenhage J, Draper HR,  et al
Arch Dis Child
. 2014 Jun 17
Abstract

Microbiological investigation for tuberculosis among HIV-infected children in Soweto, South Africa.
Fairlie L, Muchiri E, Beylis CN,  et al

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2014 Jun;18(6):676-81.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intensified specimen collection to improve tuberculosis diagnosis in children from Rural South Africa, an observational study.
Thomas TA, Heysell SK, Moodley P, et al
BMC Infect Dis
. 2014 Jan 9;14(1):11.
Paper

Improving paediatric tuberculosis and HIV clinical record keeping: the use of audit and a structured pro forma in a South African regional level hospital.
Goenka A, Annamalai M, Dhada B, et al

Trop Doct
. 2013 Dec 5.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Risk factors for infection and disease in child contacts of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a cross-sectional study.
Seddon JA, Hesseling AC, Godfrey-Faussett P,  et al 
BMC Infect Dis
. 2013 Aug 26;13(1):392.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Utility of host markers detected in quantiferon supernatants for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in children in a high-burden setting.
Chegou NN, Detjen AK, Thiart L, et al
PLoS One
. 2013 May 15;8(5):e64226
Paper

The hidden harm of home-based care: Pulmonary tuberculosis symptoms among children providing home medical care to HIV/AIDS-affected adults in South Africa.
Cluver L, Orkin M, Moshabela M, et al
AIDS Care
. 2013 Mar 4.

Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Sustained Virological Response on Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy following Virological Failure in HIV-Infected Patients in Rural South Africa.
Schoffelen AF, Wensing AM, Tempelman HA, et al
PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58526
Paper

Impact of the Antiretroviral Treatment Program on the Burden of Hospitalization for Culture-Confirmed Tuberculosis in South African Children: A Time-Series Analysis.
Dangor Z, Izu A, Hillier K, Solomon F,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2013 Mar 14
Abstract

Systemic amyloidosis complicating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in childhood.
le Roux DM, Pillay K, Nourse P, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Sep;31(9):994-7.
Abstract

The evolving epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis among children in Cape Town, South Africa.
Seddon JA, Hesseling AC, Marais BJ, et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2012 May 8.
Abstract

Nutritional status and its response to treatment of children, with and without HIV infection, hospitalized for the management of tuberculosis.
Schaaf HS, Cilliers K, Willemse M, et al 
Paediatr Int Child Health
. 2012;32(2):74-81
Abstract

Culture-Confirmed Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children: Clinical Features, Treatment, and Outcome.
Seddon JA, Hesseling AC, Willemse M, et al

Clin Infect Dis
. 2011 Nov 3.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Longitudinal Analysis of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube in Children with Adult Household Tuberculosis Contact in South Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Shah M, Kasambira TS, Adrian PV, Madhi SA,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011;6(10):e26787.
Paper

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Operational challenges in managing Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in child contacts: A high-burden setting perspective.
van Wyk SS, Reid AJ, Mandalakas AM,  et al
BMC Public Health. 2011 Jul 8;11(1):544.

Paper

Bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis in HIV-infected infants: disease spectrum and survival.
Wiseman CA, Schaaf HS, Cotton MF, et al

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2011 Jun;15(6):770-5
Abstract

MRI findings in children with tuberculous meningitis: a comparison of HIV-infected and non-infected patients.
Dekker G, Andronikou S, van Toorn R,  et al

Childs Nerv Syst
. 2011 Apr 15.
Abstract

Clinical manifestations and outcome in HIV-infected young infants presenting with acute illness in Durban,
South Africa.

Jeena PM, Reichert K, Adhikari M,  et al

Ann Trop Paediatr
. 2011;31(1):15-26
Abstract

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in children with human immunodeficiency virus in rural South Africa.
Thomas TA, Shenoi SV, Heysell SK,  et al

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2010 Oct;14(10):1244-51.
Abstract

Tuberculosis Transmission to Young Children in a South African Community: Modeling Household and Community Infection Risks.
Wood R, Johnstone-Robertson S, Uys P, et al  
Clin Infect Dis
. 2010 Jul 6.
Abstract

Isoniazid Plasma Concentrations in a Cohort of South African Children with Tuberculosis: Implications for International Pediatric Dosing Guidelines.
McIlleron H, Willemse M, Werely CJ, et al 

Clin Infect Dis
. 2009 Apr 24.
Abstract

Surveillance of Antituberculosis Drug Resistance Among Children From the Western Cape Province of South Africa--An Upward Trend.
Schaaf HS, Marais BJ, Hesseling AC, et al
Am J Public Health. 2009 Feb 5.
Abstract

Induced sputum or gastric lavage for community-based diagnosis of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis?
Hatherill M, Hawkridge T, Zar HJ, et al
Arch Dis Child. 2009 Mar;94(3):195-201
Abstract
 
High Incidence of Tuberculosis among HIV-Infected Infants: Evidence from a South African Population-Based Study Highlights the Need for Improved Tuberculosis Control Strategies.
Hesseling AC, Cotton MF, Jennings T,  et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2008 Dec 2.
Abstract
 
Home-based Treatment of Childhood Neurotuberculosis.
Schoeman J, Malan G, van Toorn R, et al
 
J Trop Pediatr
. 2008 Nov 21
Abstract
 
Tuberculosis exposure in HIV-exposed infants in a high-prevalence setting.
Cotton MF, Schaaf HS, Lottering G, et al  
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis.
2008 Feb;12(2):225-7
Abstract
 

FULL TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Culture-confirmed childhood tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa: a review of 596 cases.
Schaaf HS, Marais BJ, Whitelaw A, et al
BMC Infect Dis
. 2007 Nov 29;7(1):14

Paper
 

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
 

Do vertical TB and HIV/ARV paediatric treatment programmes influence clinical outcomes in children?
S. Bhayroo, M. Ramdhial, S. Carpenter, et al
(XVII International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Pediatric TB/HIV Programs in South Africa; A review of clinical practices
M. Ramdhial  , S. Bhayroo  , A. Ramkissoon , H.M. Coovadia
(XVII International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
 
Tanzania
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis among Children at an HIV Care Program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Adams LV, McQuillan T 3rd, Naburi H,  
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2014 Jun 18
Abstract

Incident tuberculosis and risk factors among HIV-infected children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Li N, Manji KP, Spiegelman D, Muya A,  et al
AIDS
. 2013 Jan 22
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Primary health care staff's perceptions of childhood tuberculosis: a qualitative study from Tanzania.
Bjerrum S, Rose MV, Bygbjerg IC, et al

BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jan 9;12(1):6.
Paper

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
A Randomized Trial of Multivitamin Supplementation in Children with Tuberculosis in Tanzania.
Mehta S, Mugusi FM, Bosch RJ, et al

Nutr J
. 2011 Oct 31;10(1):120
Paper

A Randomized Trial of Multivitamin Supplementation in Children with Tuberculosis in Tanzania.
Mehta S, Mugusi FM, Bosch RJ, et al
Nutr J. 2011 Oct 31;10(1):120
Abstract

Tunisia

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Tuberculosis in childhood: clinical features and problems in diagnosis. Report of 30 cases]
Khemiri M, Labessi A, Zouari S, et al
Tunis Med. 2009 Jan;87(1):61-7

Abstract

Uganda

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Contact Investigation for Active Tuberculosis Among Child Contacts in Uganda.
Jaganath D, Zalwango S, Okware B, et al
Clin Infect Dis
.
2013 Oct 10
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Evaluation of the Xpert MTB/RIF test for the diagnosis of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis in Uganda: a cross-sectional diagnostic study.

Sekadde MP, Wobudeya E, Joloba ML, et al
BMC Infect Dis
. 2013 Mar 12;13:133.
Paper

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
High incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis in children admitted with severe pneumonia in Uganda.
Nantongo JM, Wobudeya E, Mupere E,   et al
BMC Pediatr
. 2013 Jan 31;13(1):16
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Determining Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection among BCG-Immunised Ugandan Children by T-SPOT.TB and Tuberculin Skin Testing.
Nkurunungi G, Lutangira JE, Lule SA,  et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(10):e4734
Paper

Tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infected Ugandan children starting on antiretroviral therapy.
Bakeera-Kitaka S, Conesa-Botella A, Dhabangi A,  et al 
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Aug;15(8):1082-6
Abstract

Zambia
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Children's Roles in Tuberculosis Treatment Regimes: Constructing Childhood and Kinship in Urban Zambia.
Hunleth J.
Med Anthropol Q
. 2013 Jun 26
Abstract

Trends in Childhood Tuberculosis in Zambia: A Situation Analysis.
Kapata N, Chanda-Kapata P, O'Grady J,  et al
J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Dec 12.

Abstract


Asia
         

Multinational
 
  Prevalence, Characteristics, Management, and Outcome of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Children in the TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD).
Sudjaritruk T, Maleesatharn A, Prasitsuebsai W, et al

AIDS Patient Care STDS
. 2013 Dec;27(12):649-56.
Abstract
Bangladesh
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL TEXT ARTICLE
A Prospective Study of the Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Bacteraemia in Bangladeshi Children with Severe Malnutrition and Pneumonia Including an Evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay.
Chisti MJ, Graham SM, Duke T,  et al
PLoS One. 2014 Apr 2;9(4):e93776.
Paper

Cambodia
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis in a large pediatric hospital in Cambodia.
Schopfer K, Rieder HL, Bodmer T,  et al

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2012 Feb 8
Abstract

China
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Enhancement of vitamin A combined vitamin D supplementation on immune response to Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine revaccinated in Chinese infants.
Zheng Y, Li XG, Wang QZ,  et al
Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2014 Feb;7(2):130-5.

Abstract


IFNG polymorphisms are associated with tuberculosis in Han Chinese pediatric female population.
Shen C, Jiao WW, Feng WX,  et al
Mol Biol Rep
. 2013 Jun 5
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
IFN-γ release assay: a diagnostic assistance tool of tuberculin skin test in pediatric tuberculosis in China.
Sun L, Yan HM, Hu YH,
et al
Chin Med J (Engl)
. 2010 Oct;123(20):2786-91.
Paper
 

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Incidence and associated factors of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected children after HAART in China: a retrospective study
W. Mu, Y. Zhao, X. Sun, et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Abstract

India
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Modifiable risk factors associated with tuberculosis disease in children in Pune, India.
Jubulis J, Kinikar A, Ithape M,  et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Feb;18(2):198-204.
Abstract

Profile and Outcome of Childhood Tuberculosis Treated with DOTS-An Observational Study.
Panigatti P, Ratageri VH, Shivanand I, et al
Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Jan;81(1):9-14.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Pediatric tuberculosis in young children in India: a prospective study.
Jain SK, Ordonez A, Kinikar et al
Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:783698
Paper

Drug-resistant tuberculosis: pediatric guidelines.
Poorana Ganga Devi NP, Swaminathan S.
Curr Infect Dis Rep
. 2013 Oct;15(5):356-63
Abstract

Profile and Outcome of Childhood Tuberculosis Treated with DOTS-An Observational Study.
Panigatti P, Ratageri VH, Shivanand I, et al
Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Jul 28
Abstract

Improving screening and chemoprophylaxis among child contacts in India's RNTCP: a pilot study.
Rekha B, Jagarajamma K, Chandrasekaran V, et al
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Feb;17(2):163-8
Abstract

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children from 2003 to 2005: A brief report.
Shah I. Indian
J Med Microbiol
. 2012 Apr;30(2):208-11.
Abstract

Suppressed Type 1, Type 2 and Type 17 cytokine responses in Active Tuberculosis in Children.
Kumar NP, Anuradha R, Suresh R
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Sep 28.
Abstract

Childhood Tuberculosis: Epidemiology and Natural History of Disease.
Marais BJ.

Indian J Pediatr
. 2011 Jan 7
Abstract

Multi-drug Resistant Childhood Tuberculosis.
Singh V, Kaur S.

Indian J Pediatr
. 2010 Dec 31
Abstract

The Urgent Need for New Diagnostics for Symptomatic Tuberculosis in Children.
Cuevas LE.

Indian J Pediatr
. 2010 Dec 28
Abstract

Perinatal tuberculosis: four cases and use of broncho-alveolar lavage.
Parakh A, Saxena R, Thapa R, Sethi GR, Jain S.
Ann Trop Paediatr. 2011;31(1):75-80.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Cutaneous tuberculosis in children: the Indian perspective.
Singal A, Sonthalia S.
Indian J
 ermatol Venereol Leprol
. 2010 Sep-Oct;76(5):494-503.
Paper

A Profile of Bacteriologically Confirmed Pulmonary tuberculosis in Children.
Swaminathan S, Dutta M, Radhamani MP, et al 
 Indian Pediatr. 2008 Sep 7;45(9):743-747.
Abstract
 


      Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Clustering of MDR/XDR Tuberculosis in pediatric HIV- a cross-sectional study from Eastern India
B. Basu, T. Basu, N. Dutta, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract
Indonesia
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube assay vs. tuberculin skin test in Indonesian children living with
a tuberculosis case.
Rutherford ME, Nataprawira M, Yulita I,  et al

 nt J Tuberc Lung Dis
. 2012 Feb 8
Paper

ULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Adherence to isoniazid preventive therapy in Indonesian children: A quantitative and qualitative investigation.
Rutherford ME, Ruslami R, Maharani W,  et al

BMC Res Notes
. 2012 Jan 6;5(1):
Paper

Japan
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Effects of prophylaxis on QuantiFERON TB-2G responses among children
Higuchi K, Okada K, Harada N, Mori T.
Kekkaku. 2008 Sep;83(9):603-9
Abstract
 
Sri Lanka

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Toxoplasma, Toxocara and Tuberculosis co-infection in a four year old child.
Guneratne R, Mendis D, Bandara T, Fernando SD.

BMC Pediatr
. 2011 May 26;11(1):44
Paper

Taiwan

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Risk for Tuberculosis in Child Contacts: Development and Validation of a Predictive Score.
Chan PC, Peng SS, Chiou MY,  et al
Am J Respir Crit Care Med
. 2013 Dec 4.

Abstract

Childhood Tuberculosis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Vaccination.
Tsai KS, Chang HL, Chien ST,
Pediatr Neonatol. 2013 Mar 16
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Tuberculosis in children and adolescents, Taiwan, 1996–2003.
Chan P-C, Huang L-M, Wu Y-C,  et al.
Emerg Infect Dis 2007 Sep
Paper
 

Thailand
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Comparing interferon-gamma release assays to tuberculin skin test in Thai children with tuberculosis exposure.
Tieu HV, Suntarattiwong P, Puthanakit T,  et al 
PLoS One. 2014 Aug 14;9(8):e105003
Paper

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Childhood TB epidemiology and treatment outcomes in Thailand: a TB Active Surveillance Network, 2004 to 2006.
Lolekha R, Anuwatnonthakate A, Nateniyom S, et al
BMC Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 18;8(1):94.
Paper


Australia/Pacific Islands
         

Australia
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  To x-ray or not to x-ray? Screening asymptomatic children for pulmonary TB: a retrospective audit.
Gwee A, Pantazidou A, Ritz N,  et al
Arch Dis Child. 2013 Jun;98(6):
Abstract

Disseminated tuberculosis and tuberculous meningitis in Australian-born children; case reports and review of current epidemiology and management.
Smith BB. Hazelton BJ, Heywood AE,  et al
J Paediatr Child Health
. 2012 Dec 16
Abstract


Europe
         

Denmark
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  A review of paediatric tuberculosis in Denmark: ten year trend, 2000 - 2009.
Hatleberg C, Prahl JB, Rasmussen JN,  et al
Eur Respir J
. 2013 Aug 29.
Abstract

Finland
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Evaluation of the filter paper IP-10 tests in school children after exposure to tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study with a 4-year follow-up
Tuuminen T, Salo E, Kotilainen H, Ruhwald M.
BMJ Open. 2012 Dec 4;2(6).

Paper

France
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Miliary Tuberculosis Complicated by Pulmonary Cavitations and Pneumothorax in a 14-Month Old Boy.
Ballouhey Q, Lau S, Accadbled F, et al

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
. 2012 Jan 31.
Paper

Greece
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Drug-resistant tuberculosis in two children in Greece: Report of the first extensively drug-resistant case.
Katragkou A, Antachopoulos C, Hatziagorou E, et al
Eur J Pediat
r
. 2012 Aug 21.

Abstract

Italy
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Contact investigation based on serial interferon-gamma release assays (IGRA) in children from the hematology-oncology ward after exposure to a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Carvalho AC, Schumacher RF, Bigoni S et al
Infection. 2013 Apr 11.
Abstract

A 20-Year Retrospective Study of Pediatric Tuberculosis in Two Tertiary Hospitals in Rome.
Buonsenso D, Lancella L, Delogu G,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J
.
2012 Jun 4.
Abstract

Spain
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence and annual risk of tuberculosis infection in the school population aged 7 years old in Ceuta (Spain)
Sánchez Romero JM, Ramos Marín MV,  et al

Gac Sanit
. 2011 Nov 14.
Abstract

Recommendations of the Spanish Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SEIP) on the management of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Mellado Peña MJ, Baquero-Artigao F, Moreno-Perez D, et al 
An Pediatr (Barc). 2009 Oct 8.
Abstract

Sweden
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Childhood tuberculosis: progress requires advocacy strategy now.
Sandgren A, Cuevas LE, Dara M, Gie RP,  et al
Eur Respir J. 2012 Feb 15.
Abstract

Primary Tuberculosis Infection in 35 Children at a Swedish Day Care Center.
Gillman A, Berggren I, Bergström SE, et al 

Pediatr Infect Dis J.
2008 Oct 22.
Abstract

United Kingdom
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
An evaluation of the completeness of reporting of childhood tuberculosis.
Teo SS, Alfaham M, Evans MR, et al
Eur Respir J. 2009 Feb 27
Abstract

Presentation, diagnosis and management of tuberculosis in HIV-infected children in the UK.
Cohen JM, Whittaker E, Walters S, et al 
HIV Med. 2008 Mar 10
Abstract


Latin America/Caribbean
         

Argentina
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Age-distribution and genotype-phenotype correlation for N-acetyltransferase in Argentine children under isoniazid treatment.
Keller GA, Fabian L, Gomez M,  et al

 Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther
. 2014 Jan 22.

Abstract
 

Brazil
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Tuberculosis in indigenous children in the Brazilian Amazon.
Gava C, Malacarne J, Rios DP,  et al
Rev Saude Publica. 2013 Feb;47(1):77-85.
Papers

Evidence of an effect of BCG revaccination on incidence of tuberculosis in school-aged children in Brazil: Second report of the BCG-REVAC cluster-randomised trial.
Barreto ML, Pereira SM, Pilger D,  et al

Vaccine
. 2011 May 23
Abstract

Efficacy of the scoring system, recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health, for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children and adolescents, regardless of
their HIV status.]
Pedrozo C, Sant'anna CC, March Mde F, et al
 
J Bras Pneumol
. 2010 Feb;36(1):92-8.
Abstract
 

Columbia
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Pediatric tuberculosis: new guidelines and recommendations.
Perez-Velez CM.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Jun;24(3):319-28.

Abstract

Dominican Republic

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Risk Factors for Intrathoracic Tuberculosis in Children From Economic Migrant Populations of Two Dominican Republic Bateyes.
Cohn KA, Finalle R, Oʼhare G, et al
 
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2009 Jul 31.
Abstract

Mexico

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Poor outcome is associated with delayed tuberculosis diagnosis in HIV-infected children in Baja California, Mexico.
Viani RM, Lopez G, Chacón-Cruz E,et al
 
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis.
2008 Apr;12(4):411-416.
Abstract

Middle East
         

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Abdominal tuberculosis in a child presenting with radiological evidence of pneumatosis intestinalis and portal venous gas.
Alp H, Orbak Z, Sepetcigil O,  et al

J Health Popul Nutr
. 2010 Dec;28(6):628-32.

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North America
         

Canada
 
         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
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Children from Baffin Island have a disproportionate burden of tuberculosis in Canada: data from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (1998-2008).
Clark M, Hui C.

BMC Pediatr
. 2010 Dec 30;10:102
Paper

A Population-Based Study of Tuberculosis in Children and Adolescents in Ontario.
Phongsamart W, Kitai I, Gardam M, et al 
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Apr 2
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United States
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Factors associated with failure to complete isoniazid therapy for latent tuberculosis infection in children and adolescents.
hang SH, Eitzman SR, Nahid P, Finelli ML
.
J Infect Public Health
. 2013 Dec 18
Abstract

Pediatric Tuberculosis: The Litmus Test for Tuberculosis Control.
Marquez L, Feske ML, Teeter LD, et al 
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2012 Jul 3.
Abstract

Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Among US- and Foreign-Born Children and Adolescents in the United States, 1994-2007.
Menzies HJ, Winston CA  Holtz TH , et al

Am J Public Health
. 2010 Jul 1
Abstract

Childhood Pleural Tuberculosis: A Review of 45 Cases.
Cruz AT, Ong LT, Starke JR. 

Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2009 Aug 10
Abstract

Management of Pediatric Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and Latent Tuberculosis Infections in New York City From 1995 to 2003.
Feja K, McNelley E, Tran CS, et al
 
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2008 Aug 27
Abstract

Underuse of effective measures to prevent and manage pediatric tuberculosis in the United States.
Lobato MN, Sun SJ, Moonan PK,
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 May;162(5):426-31.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Identifying the Sources of Tuberculosis in Young Children: A Multistate Investigation
Sun SJ, Bennett DE, Flood J, et al

Emerg Infect Dis
 2002 Nov Vol. 8,
Paper

Tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected and human immunodeficiency virus-exposed children in New York City.
Thomas P,
Bornschlegel K, Singh TP, et al. 
Pediatr Infect Dis J
2000 Aug;19(8):700-6

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