Cochrane Reviews on tuberculosis by the READ-It team
The aim of this review is to determine the accuracy of tests in symptomatic children for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis, tuberculous meningitis, lymph node tuberculosis, and rifampicin resistance.
Tuberculosis causes more deaths globally than any other infectious disease and is a top 10 cause of death worldwide.
Evaluating the efficacy and safety of shortened treatment regimens versus the standard six‐month treatment regimen for individuals with drug‐sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis.
This review update asks the question, "does new evidence justify the use of LF‐LAM in a broader group of people?”, and is part of the WHO process for updating guidance on the use of LF‐LAM.