Nigeria: Nigeria Records $310 Million Funding Gap for TB Control

[Vanguard] Nigeria recorded a funding gap of $310.84 million or N111.9 billion for Tuberculosis, TB, control in 2018.
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ABSTRACT: Introduction: The mortality rate among tuberculosis patients (TB fatality) has been attributed to irregular chemotherapy, delay in diagnosis, multidrug resistance, and HIV coinfection. Objective: To analyze TB fatality rates by sex, clinical presentation and HIV coinfection in Campinas, S ão Paulo, Brazil. Methods: Cohorts of residents in the city of Campinas who either died during treatment for tuberculosis or had the disease confirmed after death were divided into three intervals: 2001-2003, 2004-2006, and 2007-2009. Data were obtained from the database of the Tuberculosis Surve illance System of the Uni...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: CLIA-IGRA is a reliable assay for LTBI diagnosis, with performance similar to that of QFT-GIT. PMID: 31432637 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Annals of Laboratory Medicine - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Ann Lab Med Source Type: research
Disparities persist by race, ethnicity, geography; incidence higher for those living in U.S. - affiliated islands
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news
Conditions:   Tuberculosis;   BCG Vaccination Interventions:   Device: BCG vaccination with MicronJet600;   Device: BCG vaccination with conventional needle Sponsor:   Yonsei University Enrolling by invitation
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[AIM] Maputo -The United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide 20 million dollars to finance the fight against tuberculosis in Mozambique.
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CP03631H, PaperJessica F. Vianna, Katyanna S. Bezerra, Jonas I. N. Oliveira, Eudenilson L. Albuquerque, Umberto L. Fulco We calculated the interaction binding energies of the drugs capreomycin and streptomycin in complex with the tuberculosis bacterial ribosome subunits. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 -- Overall tuberculosis rates are low among children and adolescents and are declining steadily, according to a study published online Aug. 21 in The Lancet Public Health. Tori L. Cowger, M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for...
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THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 -- There's good and bad news in a new report on tuberculosis rates among American children and teens: Overall, the number of cases have fallen by nearly half, but they still remain much higher among minorities than...
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ConclusionThe results suggested that Xanthine, 4-Pyridoxate, and d-glutamic acid may serve as potential biomarkers for pulmonary TB. The present study provides experimental basis for developing potential biomarkers of pulmonary TB.
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta - Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research
McMahon Charla Marshall In 1990 in Griswold, Connecticut, archaeologists excavated a burial found in a “skull and crossbones” orientation. The lid of the 19th century coffin had brass tacks that spelled “JB55”, the initials of the person lying there and age at death. JB55 had evidence of chronic pulmonary infection, perhaps tuberculosis. It is possible that JB55 was deemed a vampire due to his disease, and therefore had to be “killed” by mutilating his corpse. In an attempt to reveal the identity of JB55, DNA testing was performed. Ancestry informative singl...
Source: Genes - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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