Carlucci JG, Jin L, Sanders JE, Mohapi EQ, Mandalakas AM. Development of tuberculosis infection control guidelines in a pediatric HIV clinic in sub-Saharan Africa. Public health action. 2015 Mar 21;5(5). 2-5. PMID: 26400595 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4525369
A well-established pediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinic in Lesotho with initial infection control (IC) measures prioritizing blood-borne disease. In line with international recommendations, services have been expanded to include the management of patients with tuberculosis (TB). The creation of comprehensive IC guidelines with an emphasis on TB has become a priority.