2009
DOI: 10.1590/s1806-37132009001000011
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III Diretrizes para Tuberculose da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia

Abstract: New scientific articles about tuberculosis (TB) are published daily worldwide. However, it is difficult for health care workers, overloaded with work, to stay abreast of the latest research findings and to discern which information can and should be used in their daily practice on assisting TB patients. The purpose of the III Brazilian Thoracic Association (BTA) Guidelines on TB is to critically review the most recent national and international scientific information on TB, presenting an updated text with the … Show more

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“…Mycobacterial culturing (in Löwenstein-Jensen solid medium or automated, when available) is a mandatory laboratory procedure in Brazil for all clinical samples from HIVinfected patients with suspected TB (Conde et al 2009). However, the samples are not routinely sent for culturing, while few regional facilities are equipped to perform mycobacterial culturing and drug susceptibility testing.…”
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“…Mycobacterial culturing (in Löwenstein-Jensen solid medium or automated, when available) is a mandatory laboratory procedure in Brazil for all clinical samples from HIVinfected patients with suspected TB (Conde et al 2009). However, the samples are not routinely sent for culturing, while few regional facilities are equipped to perform mycobacterial culturing and drug susceptibility testing.…”
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“…Todos os alunos que apresentaram TT positivo foram encaminhados ao pneumologista para avaliação clínica, sendo solicitada radiografia de tórax e, quando indicado, baciloscopia de escarro.O uso de isoniazida no grupo com TL estaria indicado caso houvesse contato com grupos especiais, viragem tuberculínica e radiografia de tórax normal 2 …”
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“…São verificados cerca de 6 mil óbitos por ano em decorrência da doença (3) . (3) . A distribuição de TB extrapulmonar em 2006 foi a seguinte: pleural 44%; ganglionar periférica 22%; miliar 7%; óssea 4%; meníngea 4%; genitourinária 3%; ocular 2%; outras 14% (4) .…”
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“…A tuberculose ainda é um sério problema da saúde pública, com profundas raízes sociais. Está intimamente ligada à pobreza e à má distribuição de renda, além do estigma que implica na não adesão dos portadores e/ou familiares/contactantes (3) .…”
Section: Brasilunclassified