Treatment of latent tuberculosis infections in the Darwin region

Rowena Boyd, Vanessa Johnston, Belinda Farmer and Vicki L Krause
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.01209
Published online: 17 April 2017

As it is estimated that one-third of the world population have a latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), treatment to prevent active tuberculosis is an essential component of the World Health Organization “End TB Strategy”.1

  • Rowena Boyd1
  • Vanessa Johnston1,2
  • Belinda Farmer1
  • Vicki L Krause1

  • 1 Centre for Disease Control Department of Health, Darwin, NT
  • 2 Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT


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