Explore the latest in tuberculosis from The JAMA Network, including recent advances in screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and global control.
This international cohort study examines the clinical features of tubercular uveitis and the associations with response to antitubercular therapy.
This cohort simulation model evaluates the use of tests and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in residents born outside the United States.
A man in his 50s with diagnoses of HIV, hepatitis B, and latent tuberculosis but no fever or chills had a slow-growing painful papulonodule on the left foot. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes a woman in her 40s who was admitted after 4 months of headache, fatigue, and weight loss.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for latent tuberculosis infection in adults.
This Evidence Report to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on primary care screening for and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in adults summarizes evidence on screening test accuracy and benefits and harms of screening and treatment.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection in populations that are at increased risk. (B recommendation)
An African American woman in her early to mid-60s presented with complaints of flashes and occasional floaters in her left eye for the past 2 weeks. What would you do next?
A woman in her 70s presented with an 8-day history of worsening pain and redness of the right eye. What would you do next?
A 64-year-old man from the Philippines presented with 5 months of progressive fatigue, worsening jaundice, and a 13-kg weight loss and no fever, chills, or abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?
A 12-year-old boy presents with a 3-month history of ulcerated lesions on the dorsal aspect of his feet after traveling. What is your diagnosis?
A man in his 40s with a history of chronic blurry vision in both eyes had latent extrapulmonary tuberculosis that had been treated with antitubercular therapy 1 year earlier. Oral prednisone provided visual improvement, but the therapy was complicated by avascular hip necrosis. What would you do next?
A woman in her 60s had a 3-week history of gradually enlarging and painful bilateral cervical masses and a recent oral cavity lesion, and was found to have bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy. What is your diagnosis?