Intermediate to long-term follow-up results of INH chemoprophylaxis prior to anti-TNF-alpha therapy in a high-risk area for tuberculosis


Kurt O. K. , Kurt B., Talay F., Tug T., Soy M., Bes C., ...More

WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, vol.125, pp.616-620, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00508-013-0417-0
  • Title of Journal : WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT
  • Page Numbers: pp.616-620

Abstract

The use of anti-TNF drugs for rheumatic diseases has increased in recent years. Several studies have reported an increased risk of reactivation of tuberculosis (TB) with anti-TNF agents.