International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD)

IJTLD November 2012The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). It is distributed in over 165 countries world-wide to physicians, health workers, researchers, professors, students and decision-makers, including public health centres, medical, university and pharmaceutical libraries, hospitals, clinics, foundations and institutions.

The IJTLD is published principally in English, with French and Spanish summaries. Selected articles are available in French, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.  

Online Access

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is available online in full-text format on the Ingenta website.

All back issues (from 1997 up to 6 months previously) are accessible free of charge for all readers. Access to the current volume is available to all fully paid-up members and subscribers using the number provided on their current membership card. Non-members/non-subscribers can access and download individual articles from the current issue using Ingenta's "Pay-per-view" option, or contact the Union's Membership Services for membership/subscription information.

Guidelines for members accessing IJTLD online: individuals and institutions.

If you have forgotten your Membership or Subscriber number, or have a query about access or registration, please contact Union Membership.

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IJTLD Fast-Track Articles

In order to share scientific research of immediate concern as rapidly as possible, The Union is fast-tracking the publication of certain accepted articles from the IJTLD and publishing them in full on our website, prior to their publication in the Journal. Read fast-track articles.


For all IJTLD enquiries, please contact the IJTLD Editorial Office