*  LankaWeb - Homelessness and Mental Health: Psycho-social Factors Relating to Homelessness in Canada
... tuberculosis, and skin and foot problems. The incidence of active TB among homeless people in Toronto is 71 per 100 000 and ... Homelessness: Risk Factors. There are a number of risk factors associated with homelessness. A combination of economic, ... risk factor for adult homelessness. The potential long-term sequelae of child maltreatment include increased risks of the ... 2008).Rates and risk factors for homelessness after successful housing in a sample of formerly homeless veterans. Psychiatr ...
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*  Investigating the early-life determinants of illness in Africa: the Drakenstein Child Health Study | Thorax
... distribution of risk factors and weak health systems in many settings.2 Several risk factors for LRTI have been identified, but ... Strong surveillance systems have been established using healthcare workers, cell phones and active surveillance at health ... Infectious diseases including pneumonia, HIV (antenatal prevalence approximately 30%) and tuberculosis (annual reported ... Early, repeated measurement of a broad range of risk factors by a multidisciplinary team and of outcomes with the ability to ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2014/09/16/thoraxjnl-2014-206242
*  The epidemiology of tuberculosis in children in Australia, 2003-2012 | The Medical Journal of Australia
Risk of active tuberculosis in immigrants: effects of age, region of origin and time since arrival in a low-exposure setting. ... Case detection and prevalence of known risk factors. Data on the method of case detection were available for 79.4% (427/538) of ... Pulmonary TB was the most common diagnostic classification (64.7% of patients). The most common risk factors were close contact ... 5. National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee of Communicable Diseases. The strategic plan for control of tuberculosis in ...
  https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2015/203/11/epidemiology-tuberculosis-children-australia-2003-2012
*  Prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis among healthcare workers in Chinese tuberculosis facilities | Springer for...
Healthcare workers (HCWs) have a high risk of contracting Mycobacterium tuberculosisinfection due to... ... Background China is one of 22 countries with a high tuberculosis (TB) burden in the world. ... The fifth national TB epidemiological survey conducted in 2010 showed that national prevalence rates of active TB, sputum smear ... Prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis among healthcare workers in Chinese tuberculosis facilities. ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40249-018-0407-6
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Biomarkers for risk of developing active tuberculosis in contacts of TB patients: a prospective cohort study. Eur Respir J 2015 ... We assessed different factors as surrogate markers of M. tuberculosis exposure. The aggregate exposure time of contacts prior ... Methylated HBHA produced in M. smegmatis discriminates between active and non-active tuberculosis disease among RD1-responders ... tuberculosis exposure, suggesting that this might identify individuals at greater risk of progression to active TB. ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/48/5/1411
*  Clinical Presentation, Aetiology, and Outcomes of Meningitis in a Setting of High HIV and TB Prevalence
Patients with HIV infection and active TB are at an increased risk of extrapulmonary tuberculosis [26]; in these patients TB ... is emerging as a major risk factor for meningitis in adults [5-7]. Studies show that tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and ... evidence of active tuberculosis at another site (e.g., the lungs); or (iii) brain CT findings suggestive of TM such as basal ... K. H. Thinyane and V. L. J. Cooper, "Causes of hospital admission among patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy ...
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*  HIV/AIDS in Taiwan - Wikipedia
The most important risk factor for Taiwanese intravenous drug users is needle-sharing, followed by the sharing of heroin ... Clinical manifestations of tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection in Taiwan. J Formos Med Assoc 1996; 95: 923- ... On the positive side, the effort by the Government of the Republic of China since April, 1997, to distribute highly-active ... A risk-factor analysis of reported cases showed that the proportion of intravenous drug users infected with HIV-1 increased ...
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*  Poverty and Stroke in India | Stroke
Poverty and Stroke Risk Factors in India. The risk factors underlying cardiovascular disease among more affluent urban Indian ... Interestingly, the Kolkata study sample consisted of mainly younger people (,80% were aged ,60 years) who are active in the ... Infectious diseases, like HIV, tuberculosis, and cerebral malaria, may lead to cerebrovascular diseases among the rural ... and alcohol intake were significant risk factors for hemorrhagic stroke.44 There is clearly a need to study risk factors for ...
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*  The On-going Challenge of Latent TB | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
2012 Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin. Infect. Dis. 54, ... 2007 Risk of tuberculosis in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists due to incomplete prevention of ... 1975 Inactive pulmonary lesions: a potent risk factor of tuberculosis. Ann. Clin. Res. 7, 331-333. ... 2008 Progression to active tuberculosis, but not transmission, varies by Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage in The Gambia. J. ...
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*  Localized badger culling and bTB risk | Biology Letters
Farm-scale risk factors for bovine tuberculosis incidence in cattle herds during the Randomized Badger Culling Trial. Epidemiol ... reduction in active badger hole density) and larger home ranges than in survey-only areas [6,7] and that repeated reactive ... 2006 Culling and cattle controls influence tuberculosis risk for badgers. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 103, 14 713-14 717. doi: ... 2011 Local cattle and badger populations affect the risk of confirmed tuberculosis in British cattle herds. PLoS ONE 6, e18058. ...
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*  Tuberculosis reinfection | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
2007 Recurrent tuberculosis and its risk factors: adequately treated patients are still at high risk. Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. ... active pulmonary tuberculosis (Ii) and recovered (Ri). Latent and recovered individuals can be reinfected at a rate that is ... By noting that γ1 and γ2 are proportions, and thus γ1 + γ2 = 1, and by normalizing the average risk factor such that γ1α1 + γ2α ... 1997 The natural history of tuberculosis: the implications of age-dependent risks of disease and the role of reinfection. ...
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Trends in cardiovascular risk factors in Greece before and during the financial crisis: the impact of social disparities. Eur J ... Comparing Greece, Finland, and Iceland, a study found no effect on the incidence of tuberculosis and HIV during the crisis, ... Further, they estimated that spending on active labour market programmes prevented 540 (50%) suicides, and high levels of ... Risk of bias assessment. Of the 41 studies we reviewed, 30 (73%) were rated as weak, showing a high risk for bias in at least ...
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*  Health in Norway - Wikipedia
... of the reduction due to changes in modifiable risk factors like activity levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Mortality ... Tuberculosis caused many deaths in the late 1800s while leprosy rates declined. Mortality of tuberculosis was high around 1900 ... Only 30 percent of adults in Norway are fulfilling the advice to stay physical active for 150 minutes per week. In Norway today ... The prevalence of tuberculosis was 10 per 100 000 in the population and the regional average was 56 while the global average ...
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*  Determinants of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Inmates at Mangaung Maximum Correctional Facility in Bloemfontein, South Africa
... and clinical studies related to all aspects of tuberculosis, from the immunological basis of disease to translational and ... Tuberculosis Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review ... risk factors and social context of active pulmonary tuberculosis among prison inmates in Tajikistan," PLoS ONE, vol. 9, no. 1, ... S. P. Mogoere, Risk Factors Associated with Tuberculosis at Mangaung Correctional Centre: Retrospective Analysis, Faculty of ...
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*  Atypical mycobacterial tuberculosis | definition of atypical mycobacterial tuberculosis by Medical dictionary
What is atypical mycobacterial tuberculosis? Meaning of atypical mycobacterial tuberculosis medical term. What does atypical ... Looking for online definition of atypical mycobacterial tuberculosis in the Medical Dictionary? atypical mycobacterial ... Isoniazid may be given even if the PPD results are negative if there is a risk of exposure to active tuberculosis ... LIFESTYLE FACTORS. The high risk of TB in AIDS patients extends to those infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/atypical+mycobacterial+tuberculosis
*  The influence of different helminth infection phenotypes on immune responses against HIV in co-infected adults in South Africa.
Sexual risk factors associated with volunteering for HIV vaccine research in South Africa  Smit J.; Middelkoop K.; Myer L.; ... Association between tuberculosis and a polymorphic NFκB binding site in the interferon γ gene  Rossouw M.; Nel H.J.; Cooke G.S ... With the increasing availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy, vertically infected children have a better chance of ... Rise in rifampicin-monoresistant tuberculosis in Western Cape, South Africa  Mukinda F.K.; Theron D.; Van Der Spuy G.D.; ...
  http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/18173
*  Prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis among healthcare workers in Chinese tuberculosis facilities | Infectious...
The fifth national TB epidemiological survey conducted in 2010 showed that national prevalence rates of active TB, sputum smear ... Prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis among healthcare workers in Chinese tuberculosis facilities. ... TuberculosisPrevalenceRisk factorsHealthcare workersChina. Multilingual abstract. Please see Additional file 1 for translations ... Zhang X, Jia H, Liu F, Pan L, Xing A, Gu S, Du B, Sun Q, Wei R, Zhang Z. Prevalence and risk factors for latent tuberculosis ...
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*  A 10 year old girl with a hard palate defect
Acute Necrotising Gingivitis (risk factors include poverty, malnutrition, poor oral hygiene and infectious diseases) ... Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium have evolved mechanisms to prevent the fusion of the lysosome with the ... Showed active haematopoeisis. Ill-defined granuloma showing epitheliod histiocytes. Decreased megakaryocytes, granulopoeisis & ... centre of the granuloma may be filled with cell debris and live mycobacteria spilled from dead macrophages which poses a risk ...
  https://www.immunopaedia.org.za/clinical-cases/infectious-diseases/a-10-year-old-girl-with-a-hard-palate-defect/
*  Making wider use of the world's most widely used vaccine: Bacille Calmette-Guérin revaccination reconsidered | Journal of The...
2012 Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin. Infect. Dis. 54, ... Individuals are lost from the cohort through mortality due to factors other than TB at per capita rate μ per year. The ... 2005 Effect of BCG vaccination on risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children with household tuberculosis contact ... The annual risk of infection is generated by active TB cases, λ = βΣC(a)/N, where β is the average number of infectious ...
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*  A practical guide to thiopurine prescribing and monitoring in IBD | Frontline Gastroenterology
... treatment had an HR of 5.28 for developing lymphoproliferative disorders with EBV infection being a further risk factor.28 The ... Measuring TGNs has been proven to improve clinical outcomes.18 We check TGNs in all patients who have symptoms or active ... The more common 'live' vaccines include yellow fever; measles, mumps and rubella; and BCG (tuberculosis vaccine). The IBD ... Other factors influencing TPMT activity, for example red cell age, also result in discordance between genotype and phenotype, ...
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*  A review of co-morbidity between infectious and chronic disease in Sub Saharan Africa: TB and Diabetes Mellitus, HIV and...
Diabetes has been associated with a 3-fold incident risk of tuberculosis and it is hypothesised that tuberculosis may also ... increase the risk of developing diabetes. During co-morbid presentation of tuberculosis and diabetes both tuberculosis and ... Antiretroviral therapy for HIV has been associated with an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome and HIV has been ... One of the impacts of globalization is to create environments that increase both diabetes and cardiovascular risk but further ...
  https://globalizationandhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1744-8603-5-9
*  HEPARIN SODIUM 5 000 I.U./ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION OR CONCENTRATE FOR SOLUTION FOR INFUSION | Drugs.com
Patient information for HEPARIN SODIUM 5 000 I.U./ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION OR CONCENTRATE FOR SOLUTION FOR INFUSION Including ... factor, fibrinogen, platelet factor 4 or histidine-rich glycoprotein. • Active infection (sepsis or endocarditis). • ... purpura, severe hypertension, active tuberculosis or increased capillary. permeability.. Patients with present or previous ... The risk of hyperkalemia. appears to increase with duration of therapy but is usually reversible.. Plasma potassium should be ...
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*  Saúde Pública - Tuberculosis testing among populations with high HIV risk in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Tuberculosis...
Individuals with LTBI and HIV coinfection have an annual risk of progressing to active TB disease of 10%, compared with ... The interviews assessed sociodemographics, risk factors for MTB and HIV infection, TB knowledge and exposure history, prior TB ... Tuberculosis testing among populations with high HIV risk in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico ... Latent tuberculosis among persons at risk for infection with HIV, Tijuana, Mexico. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16(5):757-63. ...
  https://scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S1020-49892012000700005&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=es
*  MULTIPARIN 25 000 I.U./ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION OR CONCENTRATE FOR SOLUTION FOR INFUSION | Drugs.com
Patient information for MULTIPARIN 25 000 I.U./ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION OR CONCENTRATE FOR SOLUTION FOR INFUSION Including ... factor, fibrinogen, platelet factor 4 or histidine-rich glycoprotein. · Active infection (sepsis or endocarditis). · ... severe hypertension, active tuberculosis or increased capillary permeability.. Patients with present or previous ... The risk of hyperkalemia. appears to increase with duration of therapy but is usually reversible.. Plasma potassium should be ...
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*  Saúde Pública - Tuberculosis along the United States-Mexico border, 1993-2001 Tuberculosis along the United States-Mexico...
... identify TB risk factors, and (3) discuss tuberculosis program strategies. METHODS: We analyzed tuberculosis case reports ... That project tracks and manages binational patients with active TB disease who cross the United States-Mexico border.2 The ... 7. Taylor JP, Suarez L. Prevalence and risk factors of drug-resistant tuberculosis along the Mexico-Texas border. Am J Public ... The most important risk factor for the Mexican-born TB patients appears to be birth in a country with a relatively high ...
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