*Latent tuberculosis

To give treatment for latent tuberculosis to someone with active tuberculosis is a serious error: the tuberculosis will not be ... There are 4 types of tuberculosis recognized in the world today: Tuberculosis (TB) Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) ... Totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR TB) Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis is a strain of tuberculosis that has developed ... but the patient does not have active tuberculosis. Active tuberculosis can be contagious while latent tuberculosis is not, and ...

*Sputum

Massive blood - cavitary tuberculosis or tumor such as lung cancer of lung, or lung abscess; bronchiectasis; lung infarction; ... Brownish - chronic bronchitis (greenish/yellowish/brown); chronic pneumonia (whitish-brown); tuberculosis; lung cancer. Yellow ... Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae. Other pathogens can also be found. Purulent ...

*Vulgaris

... a skin disease with painful cutaneous tuberculosis lesions Pemphigus vulgaris, the most common form of pemphigus, a rare group ...

*QuantiFERON

... , also known as QFT, is the registered trademark of the test for tuberculosis infection or latent tuberculosis. It ... including latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and tuberculosis (TB) disease. This test was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug ... tuberculosis. IGRAs cannot distinguish between latent infection and active tuberculosis (TB) disease, and should not be used as ... QFT is an interferon-γ release assay (IGRA) used in tuberculosis diagnosis. The QFT-GIT assay is an ELISA-based, whole-blood ...

*Extrapulmonary tuberculosis

... is tuberculosis (TB) within another location in the body than the lungs. This occurs in 15-20% of ... A potentially more serious, widespread form of TB is called "disseminated tuberculosis", also known as miliary tuberculosis. ... "osseous tuberculosis", a form of osteomyelitis. Tuberculosis has been present in humans since ancient times. ... A 32 year old male patient, a case of abdominal tuberculosis. A and B. Ileocecal wall thickening (straight arrow), patulous IC ...

*Mycobacterium tuberculosis

TB database: an integrated platform for Tuberculosis research Photoblog about Tuberculosis "Mycobacterium tuberculosis". NCBI ... tuberculosis. The M. tuberculosis complex evolved in Africa and most probably in the Horn of Africa. The M. tuberculosis group ... M. tuberculosis is part of a complex that has at least 9 species: M. tuberculosis sensu stricto, M. africanum, M. canetti, M. ... M. tuberculosis can be grown in the laboratory. Compared to other commonly studied bacteria, M. tuberculosis has a remarkably ...

*Tuberculosis radiology

... lymphadenopathy CNS Tuberculosis - vasculitis, tuberculoma, TB abscess, granuloma Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis - ... Old healed tuberculosis usually presents as pulmonary nodules in the hilar area or upper lobes, with or without fibrotic scars ... Peritoneal tuberculosis may mimic peritoneal carcinomatosis on CT scan. Kumar, Vinay; Abbas, Abul K.; Fausto, Nelson; & ... Radiology (X-rays) is used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Abnormalities on chest radiographs may be suggestive of, but are ...

*Tuberculosis vaccines

Tuberculosis (TB) vaccines are vaccinations intended for the prevention of tuberculosis. Immunotherapy as a defence against TB ... Other tuberculosis vaccines are at various stages of development, including: MVA85A rBCG30 72F fusion protein ESAT6-Ag85b ... "Childhood Tuberculosis: Old And New Vaccines." Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 8.2 (2007): 148-154. Print. Verma, Indu, and Ajay ... Today, the only effective tuberculosis vaccine in common use is bacilli Calmette-Guérin (BCG), first used in 1921. About three ...

*Urogenital tuberculosis

... is a form of tuberculosis that affects the urogenital system. It usually strikes young adults with ... Urogenital tuberculosis may cause strictures of the ureter, which, however, may heal when infection is treated. Primary Surgery ... Urinary frequency Dysuria Loin discomfort Malaise and general symptoms of tuberculosis Ulcer However, the infection arises ... The surgery of tuberculosis Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. ...

*Tuberculosis classification

Tuberculosis radiology for CXR details Tuberculosis diagnosis Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults ... The current clinical classification system for tuberculosis (TB) is based on the pathogenesis of the disease. Health care ... CDC Immigration Requirements: Technical Instructions for Tuberculosis Screening and Treatment. October 1, 2009. Classifications ...

*Tuberculosis management

Tuberculosis not affecting the lungs is called extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. Disease of the central nervous system is ... Tuberculosis management refers to the medical treatment of the infectious disease tuberculosis (TB). The standard "short" ... For treatment of lung tuberculosis, see main article pathophysiology Tuberculosis has been treated with combination therapy for ... for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) or multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)). A drug may be classed as ...

*Tuberculosis diagnosis

Tuberculosis is diagnosed by finding Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria in a clinical specimen taken from the patient. While ... A definitive diagnosis of tuberculosis can only be made by culturing Mycobacterium tuberculosis organisms from a specimen taken ... Tuberculosis should be suspected when a pneumonia-like illness has persisted longer than three weeks, or when a respiratory ... The tree-in-bud sign may appear on the chest CTs of some patients affected by tuberculosis, but it is not specific to ...

*Vietnamese tuberculosis

... refers to certain forms of chronic melioidosis that look clinically very similar to tuberculosis. It is ...

*Miliary tuberculosis

... is a form of tuberculosis that is characterized by a wide dissemination into the human body and by the ... Miliary tuberculosis is present in about 2% of all reported cases of tuberculosis and accounts for up to 20% of all extra- ... pulmonary tuberculosis cases. Patients with miliary tuberculosis often experience non-specific signs, such as coughing and ... Miliary tuberculosis can also present with enlarged liver (40% of cases), enlarged spleen (15%), inflammation of the pancreas ( ...

*Timeline of tuberculosis

"History of Tuberculosis". Retrieved 3 September 2016. "Box 1: History of tuberculosis drug development". Retrieved 5 September ... Raviglione, Mario C. Tuberculosis: The Essentials, Fourth Edition. p. 113. "Tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases ... "FDA Approves 1st New Tuberculosis Drug in 40 Years". ABC News. Retrieved 3 September 2016. "F.D.A. Approves New Tuberculosis ... "Tuberculosis". Retrieved 9 September 2016. "ENDING TUBERCULOSIS IN CHILDREN" (PDF). WHO. Retrieved 21 January 2017. "Mortality ...

*Lima Tuberculosis Hospital

The Lima Tuberculosis Hospital was a tuberculosis sanatorium built in 1911 to deal with the leading causes of death in the ... Lima Tuberculosis Hospital: The White Plague Architecturalafterlife.com Retrieved on March 28, 2016. Lima TB Hospital ...

*University Tuberculosis Hospital

... was a former sanatorium located on Marquam Hill in Portland, Oregon, United States, ... The hospital was active until 1963, when the number of tuberculosis patients in the state had dwindled, and the Oregon State ... "Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital Collection, 1920-1960". ArchivesWest. Retrieved May 12, 2017. "Housing the Victims of the ... The University-State Tuberculosis Hospital". Oregon Health & Sciences University. Retrieved May 12, 2017. " ...

*Mycobacterium tuberculosis sRNA

Mycobacterium tuberculosis contains at least nine small RNA families in its genome. The small RNA (sRNA) families were ... December 2004). "Mycobacterium tuberculosis pks12 Produces a Novel Polyketide Presented by CD1c to T Cells". J. Exp. Med. 200 ( ... Pelly S, Bishai WR, Lamichhane G (2012). "A screen for non-coding RNA in Mycobacterium tuberculosis reveals a cAMP-responsive ... Overexpression of G2 sRNA, for example, prevented growth of M. tuberculosis and greatly reduced the growth of M. smegmatis; ...

*Tuberculosis in India

... other diseases caused by mycobacteria Latent tuberculosis List of tuberculosis victims Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Structural ... Tuberculosis in India at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis ... Inactive tuberculosis means that one can even unconsciously and unknowingly acquire the bacteria for tuberculosis within them ... China Tuberculosis Control Collaboration (2004). "The effect of tuberculosis control in China". Lancet. 364 (9432): 417-22. doi ...

*Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

The Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC or MTBC) is a genetically related group of Mycobacterium species that can cause ... Apr 2012). "Characterization of Mycobacterium orygis as M. tuberculosis complex subspecies". Emerg Infect Dis. 18 (4): 653-5. ... tuberculosis in humans or other living things It includes: Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium africanum Mycobacterium ...

*Genetics of tuberculosis

The nature of the host-pathogen interaction between humans and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis is considered to have a genetic ... "Common variants at 11p13 are associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis". Nature Genetics. 44 (3): 257-9. doi:10.1038/ng. ... "Genome-wide association analyses identifies a susceptibility locus for tuberculosis on chromosome 18q11.2". Nature Genetics. 42 ... case and twin studies have indicated that genetic component are important in host susceptibility to Mycobacterial Tuberculosis ...

*Primary inoculation tuberculosis

Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L ... Primary inoculation tuberculosis (also known as "Cutaneous primary complex," "Primary tuberculous complex," and "Tuberculous ... chancre") is a skin condition that develops at the site of inoculation of tubercle bacilli into a tuberculosis-free individual ...

*Epidemiology of tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is the second most common cause of death from infectious disease (after HIV). The absolute number of tuberculosis ... WHO global tuberculosis report 2016. Annex 2: Country profiles: India WHO Global tuberculosis report 2016: India Govt revisits ... In the United States, the overall tuberculosis case rate was 4 per 100,000 persons in 2007. In Canada, tuberculosis is still ... Global Tuberculosis Control, World Health Organization, 2011. WHO global tuberculosis report 2016. Annex 2. Country profiles: ...

*2007 tuberculosis scare

The 2007 tuberculosis scare occurred when Atlanta personal-injury lawyer Andrew "Drew" Speaker flew from Atlanta, Georgia to ... Once Speaker was in Europe, however, test results showed his strain of tuberculosis was even rarer than originally thought, ... Speaker's earlier diagnosis was incorrect and that he instead had multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a more treatable ... "Flight Itinerary of U.S. Traveler with Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) (May 30, 2007)". Cdc.gov. Archived from ...

*National Tuberculosis Institute

Krishna Murthy VV (1991). Facts and figures on tuberculosis and National Tuberculosis Programme. TNIB. Krishna Murthy MS & ... Robert Koch World Tuberculosis Day Global Plan to Stop Tuberculosis "acronym". Retrieved July 14, 2014. "TB". web site. Medical ... 1990 Introduction to District Tuberculosis Programme - 1994 Manual for District Tuberculosis Officers - 1994 Manual for ... Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an ...