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Ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies

Stefanie Rosumeck, Alexander Nast, Corinna Dressler

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Nutritional supplements for patients being treated for active visceral leishmaniasis

Estefanía Custodio, Jesús López‐Alcalde, Mercè Herrero, Carmen Bouza, Carolina Jimenez, Stefan Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, Theodora Mouratidou, Teresa López‐Cuadrado, Agustin Benito, Jorge Alvar

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Mefloquine for preventing malaria in pregnant women

Raquel González, Clara Pons‐Duran, Mireia Piqueras, John J Aponte, Feiko O ter Kuile, Clara Menéndez

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Impact of diagnostic test Xpert MTB/RIF® on health outcomes for tuberculosis

Frederick Haraka, Ruvandhi R Nathavitharana, Samuel G Schumacher, Mwaka Kakolwa, Claudia M Denkinger, Sebastien Gagneux, Klaus Reither, Amanda Ross

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy for people living with HIV

Alberto Mateo‐Urdiales, Samuel Johnson, Jean B Nachega, Ingrid Eshun‐Wilson

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Mosquito repellents for malaria prevention

Marta F Maia, Merav Kliner, Marty Richardson, Christian Lengeler, Sarah J Moore

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Symptom screening for active tuberculosis in pregnant women living with HIV

Sylvia M LaCourse, Lisa M Cranmer, Adrie Bekker, Karen R Steingart, Danae Black, David J Horne, Eyal Oren, Sherri Pals, Surbhi Modi, Jyoti Mathad

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

MVA85A vaccine to enhance BCG for preventing tuberculosis

Rufaro Kashangura, Sophie Jullien, Paul Garner, Taryn Young, Samuel Johnson

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Larvivorous fish for preventing malaria transmission

Deirdre P Walshe, Paul Garner, Ahmed A Adeel, Graham H Pyke, Thomas R Burkot

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Linezolid for drug‐resistant tuberculosis

Bhagteshwar Singh, Derek Cocker, Hannah Ryan, Derek J Sloan

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Mefloquine for preventing malaria during travel to endemic areas

Maya Tickell‐Painter, Nicola Maayan, Rachel Saunders, Cheryl Pace, David Sinclair

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Methylene blue for treating malaria

María Calderón, Thomas Weitzel, Maria F Rodriguez, Agustín Ciapponi

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis

Charles S Wiysonge, Mpiko Ntsekhe, Lehana Thabane, Jimmy Volmink, Dumisani Majombozi, Freedom Gumedze, Shaheen Pandie, Bongani M Mayosi

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Vitamin A supplements for reducing mother‐to‐child HIV transmission

Charles S Wiysonge, Valantine N Ndze, Eugene J Kongnyuy, Muki S Shey

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Open Access

Isoniazid for preventing tuberculosis in HIV‐infected children

Moleen Zunza, Diane M Gray, Taryn Young, Mark Cotton, Heather J Zar

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for extrapulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance

Mikashmi Kohli, Ian Schiller, Nandini Dendukuri, Hannah Ryan, Keertan Dheda, Claudia M Denkinger, Samuel G Schumacher, Karen R Steingart

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Control methods for Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti

Praveen Weeratunga, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Sumadhya Deepika Fernando, Senaka Rajapakse

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Larviciding to control malaria

Leslie Choi, Anne Wilson

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Antiretroviral resistance testing in people living with HIV

Joshua Tambe, Theresa Aves, Reed Siemieniuk, Lawrence Mbuagbaw

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Ribavirin for treating Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever

Samuel Johnson, Nicola Maayan, Inga Mills, Brian S Buckley, Artemisia Kakourou, Rachel Marshall

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.