Active tuberculosis in inflammatory bowel disease patients under treatment from an endemic area in Latin America
Flora Maria Lorenzo Fortes, Ney Boa Sorte, Mila P Pacheco, Genoile Oliveira Santana, Pharmaceutical Sciences Pos-graduation Program, State University of Bahia, Salvador, BA 40460-120, Brazil
Flora Maria Lorenzo Fortes, Valdiana C Surlo, Neogélia P de Almeida, Jaciane AM Fontes, Andréa M Pimentel, Outpatient Gastroenterology Unit, General Hospital Roberto Santos, Salvador, BA 40286-901, Brazil
Ney Boa Sorte, Victor D Mariano, Fernanda A Oliveira, Monique CA Santos, Cláudia Ivanilda N dos Santos, Catharina A Passos, Life Sciences Department, State University of Bahia, Salvador, BA 41150-000, Brazil
Laíla D Andrade, Department of Medicine, FTC University, Salvador, BA 41741-590, Brazil
Raquel Rocha, Department of Sciences of Nutrition, School of Nutrition, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA 41701-035, Brazil
Author contributions: Fortes FML was contributed to study design, patient identification, data collection, statistical analysis, drafting of the manuscript; Boa Sorte N was contributed to statistical analysis; Mariano VD, Andrade LD, Oliveira FA, Santos MCA, dos Santos CIN, Passos CA, Surlo VC, de Almeida NP, Fontes JAM and Pimentel AM were contributed to patient identification, data collection; Rocha R and Pacheco MP were contributed to manuscript review, technical or material support; Santana GO was contributed to study design, manuscript revision, supervision of the study and full access to all of the data in the study, responsible for the integrity of the data.
Institutional review board statement: The Roberto Santos General Hospital Research Ethics Committee approved this research under the opinion number 1935.651/2017. The patients signed the Informed Consent Term before any procedure.
Informed consent statement: All study participants identities were anonymized and details that might disclose their identities were omitted. For this type of study formal consent is not required.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Genoile O Santana: Advisory board–Janssen; Speaker–Abbvie, Ferring, Janssen, Takeda and UCB Pharma; Research–Janssen, Lilly, Pfizer, Roche and Takeda. The other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: Technical appendix, statistical code, and dataset available from the corresponding author firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants gave informed consent for data sharing.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Raquel Rocha, DSc, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences of Nutrition, School of Nutrition, Federal University of Bahia, Avenida Araújo Pinho, 32, Canela, Salvador, BA 41701-035, Brazil. email@example.com
Received: July 21, 2020
Peer-review started: July 21, 2020
First decision: October 18, 2020
Revised: November 5, 2020
Accepted: November 14, 2020
Article in press: November 14, 2020
Published online: November 28, 2020