Drs. Carmona and Gómez-Reino contributed equally to this work.
Risk of tuberculosis in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists due to incomplete prevention of reactivation of latent infection
Article first published online: 25 MAY 2007
Copyright © 2007 by the American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis Care & Research
Volume 57, Issue 5, pages 756–761, 15 June 2007
How to Cite
Gómez-Reino, J. J., Carmona, L. and Ángel Descalzo, M. (2007), Risk of tuberculosis in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists due to incomplete prevention of reactivation of latent infection. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 57: 756–761. doi: 10.1002/art.22768
- Issue published online: 25 MAY 2007
- Article first published online: 25 MAY 2007
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 OCT 2006
- Manuscript Received: 26 JUN 2006
- Spanish Society of Rheumatology
- Spanish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency
- Abbott Immunology
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
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