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QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube test can be used for screening latent tuberculosis before biological treatment in a Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-vaccinated country: the HUR-BIO single-center real-life results
(Clinical Rheumatology, 2020-10-15)
Objectives The Turkish population is vaccinated with Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), and the BCG vaccination decreases the specificity of the tuberculin skin test (TST). The purpose of this study was to investigate the ...
Vital Corner of Diagnostic Challenge: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Or COVID-19 Pneumonia?
The COVID-19 pandemic raises many alarms in the rheuma- tological era. Gianfrancesco et al reported the answer of an important question: the characteristics associated with hospital- ization for COVID-19 in people with ...
Pregnancy outcomes in partners of male ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor-α biologics: real-life results from a single-centre cross-sectional study
Abstract Most patients with inflammatory arthritis are at their reproductive ages. Use of anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNF-α) agents, one of the important treatment options for inflammatory arthritis, can ...
Preferences of inflammatory arthritis patients for biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in the first 100 days of covid-19 pandemic
(Turk J Med Sci, 2021-02-22)
To evaluate treatment adherence and predictors of drug discontinuation among patients with inflammatory arthritis receiving bDMARDs within the first 100 days after the announcement of COVID-19 pandemic. Method: A total of ...