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Conference Paper: Efficacy of chemoprophylaxis for tuberculosis infection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in an endemic area

TitleEfficacy of chemoprophylaxis for tuberculosis infection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in an endemic area
Authors
KeywordsMedical sciences
Issue Date2003
PublisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's website is located at http://www.hkmj.org/resources/supp.html
Citation
The 8th Medical Research Conference (MRC 2003), Medical Science Group, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, 25-26 January 2003. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2003, v. 9 n. 1 suppl., p. 65, abstract no. NRI-02 How to Cite?
AbstractBACKGROUND: Chemoprophylaxis has been advocated for protection against tuberculosis (TB) in immunocompromised hosts. Evidence for the efficacy of chemoprophylaxis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) receiving immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroid is lacking. In this study, we examined the efficacy of isoniazid (INAH) prophylaxis in SLE patients in Hong Kong. METHODOLOGY: Records of patients from an inception cohort (1989-2001) of Chinese patients with SLE were reviewed. Episodes of TB that were diagnosed before or after the onset of ...
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/46910
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dc.contributor.authorMok, TMYen_HK
dc.contributor.authorLo, Yen_HK
dc.contributor.authorChan, DTMen_HK
dc.contributor.authorWong, RWSen_HK
dc.contributor.authorLau, WCSen_HK
dc.date.accessioned2007-10-30T07:01:04Z-
dc.date.available2007-10-30T07:01:04Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_HK
dc.identifier.citationThe 8th Medical Research Conference (MRC 2003), Medical Science Group, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, 25-26 January 2003. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2003, v. 9 n. 1 suppl., p. 65, abstract no. NRI-02en_HK
dc.identifier.issn1024-2708en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/46910-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: Chemoprophylaxis has been advocated for protection against tuberculosis (TB) in immunocompromised hosts. Evidence for the efficacy of chemoprophylaxis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) receiving immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroid is lacking. In this study, we examined the efficacy of isoniazid (INAH) prophylaxis in SLE patients in Hong Kong. METHODOLOGY: Records of patients from an inception cohort (1989-2001) of Chinese patients with SLE were reviewed. Episodes of TB that were diagnosed before or after the onset of ...-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's website is located at http://www.hkmj.org/resources/supp.htmlen_HK
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dc.rightsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.-
dc.rightsHong Kong Medical Journal. Copyright © Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press.-
dc.subjectMedical sciencesen_HK
dc.titleEfficacy of chemoprophylaxis for tuberculosis infection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in an endemic areaen_HK
dc.typeConference_Paperen_HK
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dc.identifier.emailMok, TMY: temy@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLo, Y: yloa@HKUCC.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailChan, DTM: dtmchan@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailWong, RWS: rwswong@HKUCC.hku.hk-
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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