TB diagnosis reviews

Below is the full list of Cochrane Reviews related to diagnosing tuberculosis.


Community views on active case finding for tuberculosis in low‐ and middle‐income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Symptom screening for active tuberculosis in pregnant women living with HIV

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

Symptom‐ and chest‐radiography screening for active pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV‐negative adults and adults with unknown HIV status

Screening tests for active pulmonary tuberculosis in children


Xpert Ultra versus Xpert MTB/RIF for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults with presumptive pulmonary tuberculosis

Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and Xpert MTB/RIF assays for extrapulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults

Xpert MTB/RIF and Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra assays for active tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in children

Shortened treatment regimens versus the standard regimen for drug‐sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis

Lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay for detecting active tuberculosis in HIV‐positive adults

Abdominal ultrasound for diagnosing abdominal tuberculosis or disseminated tuberculosis with abdominal involvement in HIV‐positive adults

Contact tracing strategies in household and congregate environments to identify cases of tuberculosis in low‐ and moderate‐incidence populations

Interventions to increase tuberculosis case detection at primary healthcare or community‐level services

GenoType® MTBDRsl assay for resistance to second‐line anti‐tuberculosis drugs