Active and Latent Tuberculosis in Children Treated with Anti-TNF-alpha: A Retrospective Multicenter Study


Dalgic N., Sahin A., Torun S. H. , Kaba O., Onal P., Yilmaz A. T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0042-1743195
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Keywords: tumor necrosis factor, tuberculosis, children, GAMMA RELEASE ASSAY, SKIN-TEST, YOUNG-CHILDREN, RISK, INFECTION, DIAGNOSIS, TESTS, METAANALYSIS, ANTAGONIST, ARTHRITIS

Abstract

Objective This study aimed to investigate the frequency of latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in pediatric patients receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha therapy.