Tuberculosis in patientes treated with tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonists living in an endemic area. Is the risk worthwhile?

"Tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists (TNFA) are biological agents to treat chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. However, their use is associated with an increased rate of tuberculosis, endemic mycoses, and intracellular bacterial infections. Since tuberculosis is moderately to high...

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Autores Principales: Rojas-Villarraga A., Agudelo C.A., Pineda-Tamayo R., Porras A., Matute G., Anaya, Juan-Manuel
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: 2007
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23535