*  Plan to Combat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Recommendations of the Federal Tuberculosis Task Force<...
Plan to Combat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Recommendations of the Federal Tuberculosis Task Force. Reported by. ... NIAID research agenda: multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Bethesda, MD: National Institute for ... Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB is defined as MDR TB that also is resistant to the most effective second-line therapeutic ... Recommendations to Combat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Diagnostic Laboratory The diagnosis of XDR TB is established ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5803a1.htm
*  Asia and Australia | Best Syndication
WHO further explained that in their Multidrug and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: 2010 Global Report on Surveillance ... Asia suffering from deadly Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Infections Submitted by Nicole Wilson on March 18, 2010 - 4:29pm. ... said that in some areas in the world 1 out of 4 people that have tuberculosis are infected with a drug resistant form of the ... Out of this Asia has the worst hit for the drug-resistant strain of TB with around 50 percent of these untreatable cases ...
  http://bestsyndication.com/?q=taxonomy/term/97&page=6
*  TB partners, patients ask: How does a bacterium responsible for nearly a third of drug-resistance deaths not make list of R&D...
... multidrug-resistant extensively drug-resistant and pandrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii *Emergence of drug resistance in ... emphasizing its recognition of drug-resistant tuberculosis, which had been left off the list, as "a top priority for WHO and ... Emergence of drug resistance in patients with tuberculosis cared for by the Indian health-care system: a dynamic modelling ... The day after the World Health Organization announced it had produced its "first ever" list of drug-resistant bacteria for ...
  http://hesp-news.org/2017/03/03/tb-partners-patients-ask-how-does-a-bacterium-responsible-for-nearly-a-third-of-drug-resistance-deaths-not-make-list-of-rd-priority-pathogens/
*  Epidemiological trends and outcomes of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Shandong, China | BMC Infectious Diseases |...
Cases of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Shandong, China. The ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), which is defined as tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid, rifampin, a ... Sociodemographic characteristics of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB ... Clinical and treatment characteristics of extensively drug-Resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), multidrug-resistant tuberculosis ( ...
  https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2652-x/
*  Transmission of HIV-Associated XDR TB in Rural South Africa - Neel Gandhi
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) has emerged as a significant global epidemic and poses a particular threat to ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) has emerged as a significant global epidemic and poses a particular threat to ... 2015) Incidence and Geographic Distribution of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... Drug-resistant TB disease is predominantly thought to develop as a result of selection pressure for drug-resistant mutant ...
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*  Aggressive therapy for XDR-TB? | Health24
... extensively drug-resistant TB or XDR-TB - can be cured with aggressive treatment, according to a research report. ... Even in poor countries, tuberculosis resistant to numerous drugs - known as extensively drug-resistant TB or XDR-TB - can be ... Even in poor countries, extensively drug-resistant TB or XDR-TB - can be cured with aggressive treatment, according to a ... Treatment regimens to which the XDR-TB strains were not resistant were developed and consisted of at least five drugs given at ...
  http://www.health24.com/Medical/Tuberculosis/News/Aggressive-therapy-for-XDR-TB-20120721
*  Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis: Beware patients lost to follow-up | The BMJ
Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis: Beware patients lost to follow-up BMJ 2006; 333 :705 ... EDITOR-Lawn and Wilkinson report on the global emergence of extensively drug resistant tuberculosis.1 An outbreak of ... Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis: Beware patients lost to follow-up. BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj. ... extensively drug resistant tuberculosis has been ongoing for a decade in Norway.2 In 1994 treatment was started in a patient ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/333/7570/705.1
*  Tugela Ferry's extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis - 10 years on
... be an alarming countrywide extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) prevalence (2005 - 2007), they diagnosed 110 new ... As the TB-drug-resistant contagion multiplied, the doctors were carefully monitoring all ARV treatment side-effects, CD4 cell ... contacts of 614 drug-resistant (DR) index patients and launching a community intensified case-finding project. Dr Vijay Guddera ... If he starts an XDR patient on MDR treatment there may be some effect if 'one or two drugs are working, but in principle you ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742015000700008
*  WHO | Towards universal access to diagnosis and treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis by...
Towards universal access to diagnosis and treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis by 2015 ... report Towards universal access to diagnosis and treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ... Drugs: The Global Drug Facility has more than doubled the number of finished pharmaceutical products for MDR-TB from 11 in 2008 ... By mid 2012, all 27 countries will have representative information on drug resistance. ...
  http://www.who.int/tb/features_archive/world_tb_day_mdr_report_2011/en/
*  Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: early access to bedaquiline for a UK patient | European Respiratory Society
Drug resistance beyond extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: individual patient data meta-analysis. Eur Respir J 2013; 42: ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: early access to bedaquiline for a UK patient. Clare van Halsema, Susan Humphreys, Alec ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: early access to bedaquiline for a UK patient ... Schematic diagram showing the treatment course in this case of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. MDR-TB: multidrug- ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/43/1/292
*  Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis - Wikipedia
Emergence of new forms of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis bacilli: super extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis or totally ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) is a form of tuberculosis caused by bacteria that are resistant to some of the ... "Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis as a cause of death in patients co-infected with tuberculosis and HIV in a rural area ... Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB)". www.cdc.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-30. "Man Isolated with Deadly Tuberculosis ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extensively_drug-resistant_tuberculosis
*  CDC Online Newsroom - Press Release - Public Health Investigation Seeks People Who May Have Been Exposed to Extensively Drug...
Public Health Investigation Seeks People Who May Have Been Exposed to Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) Infected ... Public Health Investigation Seeks People Who May Have Been Exposed to Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) Infected ... of information about the action and steps that CDC is taking in response to a case of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ( ... XDR TB is a recently defined subtype of multi-drug resistant TB and can cause severe illness and death. ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2007/r070529.htm?s_cid=mediarel_r070529
*  Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the UK: 1995 to 2007. - UCL Discovery
BACKGROUND: The emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDRTB) is a ... Adult, Aged, 80 and over, Antitubercular Agents, Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial, Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis ... Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the UK: 1995 to 2007. Thorax , 64 (6) pp. 512-515. 10.1136/thx.2008.108712. ... The main outcome measures were the proportion of isolates resistant to second-line antituberculosis drugs and treatment outcome ...
  http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1329548/
*  Prevention of nosocomial transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in rural South African district hospitals: an...
Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis has spread among hospitalised patients in South Africa, but the epidemic-level ... The Epidemic-level Impact of Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis in Rural South ... The Epidemic-level Impact of Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis in Rural South ... The Epidemic-level Impact of Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis in Rural South ...
  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=17964351
*  Eurosurveillance | Molecular surveillance of multi- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in the European...
... and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-/XDR-TB) transmission in the European Union (EU) in the period from 2009 to ... In total, 2,092 variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) patterns of MDR-/XDR-TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates were ... and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in the European Union from 2003 to 2011 * J L De Beer1, C Ködmön2, M J ... Molecular surveillance of multi- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in the European Union from 2003 to ...
  http://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES2014.19.11.20742
*  Good news about a bad subject: scientific evidence to help defeat multidrug/extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis | European...
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: back to the future. Eur Respir J 2010; 36: 475-477. ... Good news about a bad subject: scientific evidence to help defeat multidrug/extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Giovanni ... Good news about a bad subject: scientific evidence to help defeat multidrug/extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ... Management of patients with multidrugresistant/extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe: a TBNET consensus statement. ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/44/1/5
*  Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape Provinces, South...
We analyzed data for a retrospective cohort of patients treated for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in 2 provinces in ... Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape Provinces, South ... and compared predictors of treatment outcome in HIV-positive patients who received or had not received antiretroviral drugs ...
  https://www.physiciansweekly.com/treatment-outcomes-for-patients-with-extensively-drug-resistant-tuberculosis-kwazulu-natal-and-eastern-cape-provinces-south-africa/
*  Delamanid and bedaquiline resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis ancestral beijing genotype causing extensively drug...
... bedaquiline resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis ancestral beijing genotype causing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ... bedaquiline resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis ancestral beijing genotype causing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ...
  http://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/128960/
*  Drug Discovery Using Chemical Systems Biology: Repositioning the Safe Medicine Comtan to Treat Multi-Drug and Extensively Drug...
The rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis around the world, including in ... The rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis around the world, including in ... Repositioning the Safe Medicine Comtan to Treat Multi-Drug and Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. Sarah L. Kinnings,# 1 , ... an unfortunate consequence of which is the emergence of extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) - M.tuberculosis ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2699117/?lang=en-ca
*  Consolidated action plan to prevent and combat multidrug and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region...
Consolidated action plan to prevent and combat multidrug and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region ... Consolidated action plan to prevent and combat multidrug and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region ... of drug-resistant TB ... 9. Expand country capacity to scale up the management of drug-resistant TB, including advocacy, ... The WHO Regional Office for Europe has launched an action plan to contain the spread of drug- resistant TB in the region by the ...
  http://harm-reduction.org/library/consolidated-action-plan-prevent-and-combat-multidrug-and-extensively-drug-resistant
*  War on Bacteria: Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Attacks South Africans
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) appears to be spreading in South Africa, fueled by patients who are discharged ... but drug resistance threatens to reverse those improvements . Drug-resistant TB "is an out-of-control problem with potentially ... of the threat of drug-resistant TB, argued Max O'Donnell, MD, of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.and Neil Schluger, MD, of ... genotypic testing of a subset of patients showed resistance to at least 8 drugs and in one case resistance to all 10 drugs that ...
  http://waronbacteria.blogspot.com/2014/01/extensively-drug-resistant-tuberculosis.html
*  Warning on global TB threat, funding gap
... resistant to multiple drugs are spreading around the world, and authorities urgently need another $1.6 billion a year to tackle ... Multi-drug resistant TB withstands two standard drugs. And an even more severe form known as extensively drug-resistant TB - ... Deadly strains of tuberculosis (TB) resistant to multiple drugs are spreading around the world, and authorities urgently need ... We are treading water at a time when we desperately need to scale up our response to multi drug-resistant TB,' said Margaret ...
  http://tradearabia.com/news/HEAL_232450.html
*  Mycobacterium tuberculosis dUTPase as a tool in disease control - Judit Toth
... and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) strains. Several research agendas (including one at NIH) articulated new measures needed ... The aims of this proposal are directed towards the evaluation of dUTPase as a drug target in tuberculosis control. ... 2011) Proteins with complex architecture as potential targets for drug design: a case study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. PLoS ... 2016) A Hidden Active Site in the Potential Drug Target Mycobacterium tuberculosis dUTPase Is Accessible through Small ...
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