Inhaled corticosteroid therapy is safe in tuberculin-positive asthmatic children


Bahceciler N., Nuhoglu Y., Nursoy M., Kodalli N., Barlan I., Basaran M.

PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL, cilt.19, ss.215-218, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/00006454-200003000-00008
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.215-218

Özet

Background. Although treatment with oral corticosteroids can cause reactivation of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection in purified protein derivative (PPD)-positive individuals with no evidence of clinical disease, little is known about the effects of inhaled corticosteroids in this respect.