Significance of Mantoux Test and Its Correlation with Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Patients: An Institutional Perspective
ConclusionAlthough the correlation of Mantoux test with elevated ESR was not significant in our study, it could be of value as a screening tool along with the Mantoux test, which is sensitive but nonspecific in the diagnosis of active tuberculosis. Together, they could be a valuable screening tool in any community or hospital for diagnosis of the disease.
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[UCT] Researchers from the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research - Seattle in the United States, and a large consortium of collaborators have developed a validated a new, simple blood-based test that has the potential to serve multiple functions in the fight against TB.
A researcher leading Thailand's push to manufacture a coronavirus vaccine says its aim is to make it cost-effective and accessible to Southeast Asia, and play a part in preventing a supply shortage globally.
The global novel coronavirus pandemic afflicting everyone is showing mixed signs of activity. In some countries it appears to be easing, while in others it appears to be experiencing a resurgence. It’s not at all clear when the pandemic will end, but it’s unlikely to do so before 2021. What has become increasingly clear is that the toll of the pandemic will impact more than the people who come down with COVID-19. The mental health impact of living with a pandemic is being mostly ignored — for now. But as the deaths continue to rise, we need to pay close attention to the cost of the pandemic’s reperc...
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Vaccine efforts have seen biotech’s valuation skyrocket, despite having no products on the market
(Natural News) The Moderna vaccine company that’s attempting to use the mRNA technology platform to rapidly create a coronavirus vaccine has been widely accused of a pump-and-dump stock scheme involving the pumping of company stocks with widely-touted press releases that claim positive outcomes for phase 1 vaccine trials. But buried in Moderna’s own press release...
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