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  • multidrug-resistant tu
  • In addition to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, WHO has identified 12 classes of priority pathogens - some of them causing common infections such as pneumonia or urinary tract infections - that are increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics and urgently in need of new treatments. (who.int)
  • New WHO recommendations aim to speed up detection and improve treatment outcomes for multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) through use of a novel rapid diagnostic test and a shorter, cheaper treatment regimen. (who.int)
  • Targeting multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) by therapeutic vaccines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detection of tuberculosis had stagnated at around 30% of the estimated total of new cases, and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis was a major problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sputum
  • A complete medical evaluation for tuberculosis (TB) must include a medical history, a physical examination, a chest X-ray and microbiological examination (of sputum or some other appropriate sample). (wikipedia.org)
  • Even if sputum smear is negative, tuberculosis must be considered and is only excluded after negative cultures.m,m,d./d Many types of cultures are available. (wikipedia.org)
  • The estimated proportion of new cases of sputum smear-positive tuberculosis that were diagnosed and treated by the public health program - a key indicator of efforts to control tuberculosis - had stagnated at around 30%, far below the 70% target set by the WHO. (wikipedia.org)
  • suggest tuberculosis
  • Other findings in the abdomen such as miliary microabscesses in the liver or spleen, splenomegaly, splenic or lymph node calcification, inflammatory thickening of the terminal ileum and caecum, patulous I-C junction and lowattenuation lymphadenopathy may help suggest tuberculosis as the etiology of diffuse peritoneal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Resistance
  • Resistance to tuberculosis depends on the general health and living conditions of the individual. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Anti-tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance is a major public health problem that threatens progress made in TB care and control worldwide. (who.int)
  • Resistance to tuberculosis (TB) drugs is a formidable obstacle to effective TB care and prevention globally. (who.int)
  • Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem with increasing rates of multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). (wikipedia.org)
  • Resistant strains of M. tuberculosis have developed resistance to more than one TB drug, due to mutations in their genes. (wikipedia.org)
  • bovis
  • M. tuberculosis is part of a complex that has at least 9 species: M. tuberculosis sensu stricto, M. africanum, M. canetti, M. bovis, M. caprae, M. microti, M. pinnipedii, M. mungi, and M. orygis. (wikipedia.org)
  • sanatorium
  • The Lima Tuberculosis Hospital was a tuberculosis sanatorium built in 1911 to deal with the leading causes of death in the United States in the early twentieth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • University Tuberculosis Hospital was a former sanatorium located on Marquam Hill in Portland, Oregon, United States, established in 1939. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital was the third sanatorium to open in the state of Oregon after the state legislature mandated public health care for tuberculosis patients in 1909. (wikipedia.org)
  • reactivation
  • Secondary TB is due to subsequent reactivation of semi-dormant M. tuberculosis and is usually precipitated by impaired immune function such as malnutrition, AIDS or immunosuppressive therapy. (patient.info)
  • world's
  • India bears a disproportionately large burden of the world's tuberculosis rates, as it continues to be the biggest health problem in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2015 WHO estimates, China has the world's third largest number of tuberculosis cases, behind only India and Indonesia, comprising around 10% of the world total. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • In most resource-poor countries with a high TB-burden, patients with symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis (TB) seek care from a wide array of health-care providers. (who.int)
  • A Guidelines Development Group composed of tuberculosis experts was convened by WHO's Global TB Programme to review data from recent studies of patients with drug-resistant TB, treated with bedaquiline and delamanid. (who.int)
  • In fact, death from tuberculosis was greater in diabetic patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tree-in-bud sign may appear on the chest CTs of some patients affected by tuberculosis, but it is not specific to tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • vaccine
  • Today, the only effective tuberculosis vaccine in common use is bacilli Calmette-Guérin (BCG), first used in 1921. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other tuberculosis vaccines are at various stages of development, including: MVA85A rBCG30 72F fusion protein ESAT6-Ag85b fusion protein New vaccines are being developed by the Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, including TBVI and Aeras. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety and efficacy of MVA85A, a new tuberculosis vaccine, in infants previously vaccinated with BCG: a randomised, placebo-controlled phase 2b trial. (wikipedia.org)
  • India
  • Those listed are all the bodily and personal causes of acquiring TB, but tuberculosis in India is rich in its high rates because of the pollution dispersed throughout the country. (wikipedia.org)