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Use of biologic agents and risk of tuberculosis in Brazil, a tuberculosis high-burden country

Authors: Fernanda Gomes Gonçalves Chaer MD, Juliana Miranda de Lucena Valim MD, Rogério Castro Reis MD, Giselle Burlamaqui Klautau PhD, Branca Dias Batista de Souza MSc

This study evaluated the frequency of tuberculosis infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis after the use of biologic agents in a single center of rheumatology.

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Effectiveness and safety of mepolizumab in severe refractory eosinophilic asthma: results in clinical practice

Authors: Olalla Montero-Pérez PharmD, María Beatriz Contreras-Rey PharmD, Ernesto Sánchez-Gómez PhD

This article analyses the effectiveness, clinical outcomes, and safety of mepolizumab in clinical practice.

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