Clinical, Radiological and Inmunological Features in Children with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Review
- Corresponding Author:
- J.G. Ocejo-Vinyals
Department of Immunology. Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla
IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 02, 2014; Accepted Date: July 07, 2014; Published Date: July 20, 2014
Citation: Amado CA, Ferrer DJ, Agüero R, Ocejo-Vinyals JG (2014) Clinical, Radiological and Inmunological Features in Children with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Review. J Mycobac Dis 4:159. doi:10.4172/2161-1068.1000159
Copyright: © 2014 Ocejo-Vinyals J G, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
In the whole world, tuberculosis (TB) continues being an important health problem. It produces a great number of deaths in children, mainly in the wake of the HIV epidemic. In addition, the globalization with the increased of the international travels and the immigration makes that TB control be more difficult. This is a clinical, radiological and immunological review in children TB where we search to contribute the data in the literature.