Adv Rheumatol 2022 06 10;62(1):20. Epub 2022 Jun 10.
Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, R. Dr. Bacelar, 173. Cj 12 - Vila Clementino, São Paulo, SP, Zip Code: 04026-000, Brazil.
Background: Rheumatic diseases are associated with an increase in overall risks of tuberculosis (TB). The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of TB and the frequency of latent TB infection (LTBI), in clinical practice, for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) patients from high and low risk of TB incidence endemic countries.
Methods: This is an international, multicenter, cross-sectional, observational study of data collection from Brazil and Registry of Portugal at REUMA. Read More