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Published: 1 August 2018

Authors: Professor Lutz Beckert

In this issue:

  • TB trends in indigenous US, Canadian and Greenland populations
  • Long-term effect of BCG vaccination on TST
  • Household-contact investigation for TB detection in Vietnam
  • Mycobacterial infection risk associated with ICS use
  • Alcohol consumption increases TB risk
  • A rapid molecular drug-susceptibility test for TB
  • Adenovirus-35 TB vaccine candidate in adults with active or previous TB
  • Novel TB vaccine (ID93 + GLA-SE) in BCG-vaccinated adults
  • Physicians’ perspectives regarding latent TB treatment
  • Comorbidities, mortality and causes of death among Danish TB patients