Demystifying Medicine 2019 - Tuberculosis: The Great White Plague Keeps Coming Back

The Demystifying Medicine Lecture Series is designed to help bridge the gap between advances in biology and their applications to major human diseases. The lectures include presentations of patients, pathology, diagnosis, and therapy in the context of major diseases and current research. All clinicians, trainees including fellows, medical students, Ph.D. students, and other healthcare and research professionals are welcome to attend.For more information go tohttps://demystifyingmedicine.od.nih.govAir date: 1/22/2019 4:00:00 PM
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Source: Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health - Category: Midwifery Tags: Share with Women Source Type: research
Source: Patient Preference and Adherence - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Patient Preference and Adherence Source Type: research
Tuberculosis (TB) is highly prevalent worldwide, and it affects children and adults equally, causing significant morbidity and mortality. Imaging plays a crucial role in diagnosis and management. Knowledge of imaging modalities available, imaging manifestations of both pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis, is vital for the radiologist for timely diagnosis among children with TB.
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CONCLUSION: According to our study, tuberculin skin test is a reliable and sensitive test for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in liver transplant candidates. Isoniazid prophylaxis is well tolerated in patients with end stage liver diseases and liver transplant recipients.PMID:34540155 | PMC:PMC8408033 | DOI:10.18502/ijm.v13i2.5981
Source: Iranian Journal of Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Although the NTM species has a small portion in TB suspected patients, their prevalence has increased, mainly in elderly patients. Moreover, M. simiae was the most prevalent NTM species in our region. Therefore, identification of common species in each region is recommended and clinicians should pay more attention to them in each region.PMID:34540154 | PMC:PMC8408032 | DOI:10.18502/ijm.v13i2.5980
Source: Iranian Journal of Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
by Narendran Gopalan, Vignes Anand Srinivasalu, Ponnuraja Chinnayan, Banurekha Velayutham, Adhin Bhaskar, Ramesh Santhanakrishnan, Thirumaran Senguttuvan, Sridhar Rathinam, Mahilmaran Ayyamperumal, Kumar Satagopan, Dhanalakshmi Rajendran, Tamizhselvan Manoharan, Sekar Lakshmanan, Paulkumaran Paramasivam, Dhanalakshmi Angamuthu, Mangalambal Ganesan, John Washington Easudoss Arockia, Ramesh Babu Venkatesan, Venkatesan Lakshmipathy, Shivakumar Shanmugham, Balaji Subramanyam, Shakila Shankar, Jawahar Mohideen Shaheed, Baskaran Dhanaraj, Narayanan Paranji Ramiyengar, Soumya Swaminathan, Padmapriyadarsini Chandrasekaran Introduc...
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ConclusionsECMO has won the opportunity for the diagnosis and treatment of this young patient who suffered from a rare cause of cardiac arrest and finally achieved a good prognosis.
Source: International Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
In conclusion, our preliminary data suggest a diagnostic and prognostic role for rLiHyQ against leishmaniasis.PMID:34537185 | DOI:10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.106126
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Purpose of review Analyses of the host transcriptional response to infection has proved to be an alternative diagnostic strategy to standard direct pathogen detection. This review summarizes the value of applying blood and mucosal transcriptome analyses for the diagnosis and management of children with viral and bacterial infections. Recent findings Over the years, studies have validated the concept that RNA transcriptional profiles derived from children with infectious diseases carry a pathogen-specific biosignature that can be qualitatively and quantitively measured. These biosignatures can be translated into ...
Source: Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: PAEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL INFECTIONS: Edited by Scott H. James and David W. Kimberlin Source Type: research
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