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Strategies for the Management of Latent or Previously Treated Tuberculosis: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: December 20, 2018
Project Number: RB1290-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of strategies for the identification and management of latent or previously treated tuberculosis in individuals entering a new country?
  2. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of strategies for the identification and management of latent or previously treated tuberculosis in individuals entering a new country?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines informing strategies for the identification and management of latent or previously treated tuberculosis in individuals entering a new country?

Key Message

Four systematic reviews with meta-analyses, six non-randomized studies, six economic evaluations and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding strategies for the management of latent or previously treated tuberculosis for individuals entering a new country.