Management of tuberculosis in children

L. M. Voss, R. Benn, D. Brewster, M. A. Burgess, D. Burgner, D. Caplan, J. Carapetis, P. Collignon, N. Curtis, A. Daley, R. Doherty, J. Faoagali, M. Ferson, K. Forsyth, S. Garland, G. L. Gilbert, P. Goldwater, D. Gordon, K. Grimwood, J. HannaG. Hogg, D. Holdaway, M. Holloway, D. Isaacs, H. Jeffery, C. Jones, A. Kakakios, A. Kesson, D. Lennon, D. McCrossin, A. McGregor, D. McIntosh, P. McIntyre, P. McMaster, M. Nissen, C. Nourse, P. Palasanthiran, M. Poynten, B. Ritchie, D. Roberton, R. Robins-Brown, J. Robson, J. Royle, M. Starr, M. Watson, S. Wesselingh, J. Whitson, A. Yung, H. Allen, D. Armstrong, I. Asher, C. Byrnes, A. Chang, B. Clements, D. Cooper, P. Cooper, P. Field, D. Fitzgerald, P. Francis, N. Freezer, J. Gillies, M. Haifer, M. Harris, R. Henry, A. Isles, A. Kemp, D. Kennedy, L. Landau, P. Le Souef, J. Martin, J. Massie, B. Masters, C. M. Mellis, J. Morton, A. Olinsky, P. Pattemore, C. Robertson, P. Robinson, S. Sawyer, P. Sly, G. Smith, R. Staugas, S. Stick, P. Van Asperen, C. Wainwright

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This paper provides specific guidelines on the management of tuberculosis infection and disease, covering general principles, recommended drug regimens and discuss the evidence to support these. It also covers use of corticosteroids, intermittent therapy, directly observed therapy and an approach to the management of a patient with drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)530-536
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Corticosteroids
  • Paediatric
  • Short course
  • Tuberculosis


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