LTBI

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AcronymDefinition
LTBILatent Tuberculosis Infection
LTBILow-Dose Total Body Irradiation (radiotherapy)
LTBILog and Timber Industry (Canada)
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Latent tuberculosis infection screening in immigrants to low-incidence countries: a meta-analysis.
Guidelines on the Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2015.
LTBI: Latent tuberculosis infection or lasting immune responses to M.
T-cell profiling and the immunodiagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Wobeser, "Challenges in diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists," Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Latent tuberculosis infection: a guide for primary health care providers.
Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is the presence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) without any symptoms of active disease.
Only 5-10% of immunocompetent individuals with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) ever progress to active disease in their lifetime [6].
At present, several countries routinely diagnose MTB latent infections (latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI)), which has a positive significant effect on tuberculosis control.
Valls, "Short-course therapy with rifampin plus isoniazid, compared with standard therapy with isoniazid, for latent tuberculosis infection: a meta-analysis," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.