Resistant TB: Adjustments to BPaL Regimen Reduce AEs, Not Efficacy Resistant TB: Adjustments to BPaL Regimen Reduce AEs, Not Efficacy
High success rates in tuberculosis treatment remain after lowering linezolid dose and duration to reduce toxic effects.Medscape Medical News
CONCLUSIONS: Correcting for miscoding and misclassification of cause of death data can enhance the utility of the data for analyzing trends in HIV mortality and tracking progress toward the Sustainable Development Goal targets.PMID:34546661 | DOI:10.1002/jia2.25791
This study aimed to assess the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on the incidence of tuberculosis for seropositive children in Northwest Ethiopia. Methods. A facility-based retrospective follow-up was employed for reviewing 421 files from 1 January 2015 up to 30 December 2019. EpiData version 3.2 and Stata/14 software were used for data entry and analysis, respectively. Categorical variables at bivariable Cox regression were assessed for candidates transferred at P value
The creation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, also known as the Global Fund, was prompted by the lack of a timely and effective global response, and the need for financing to fight a...
Curr Top Med Chem. 2021 Sep 16. doi: 10.2174/1568026621666210916170417. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTInfectious diseases have been evolving and re-evolving over the ages and causing immense misery to humans. Among them, some have been prevented and eradicated, but few are still threatening the modern era since their origin. The majority of these infectious diseases are poverty-driven, hence highly prevalent in the lower-income and mid-income countries of Africa and Asia. The world's deadliest infections, including Tuberculosis, Malaria and HIV/AIDS, have been considered as the "Big Three" infectious diseases (BT...
Hundreds of thousands of people will die of tuberculosis left untreated because of disruption to healthcare systems in poor countries caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a global aid fund said.Reuters Health Information
CONCLUSIONS: QI improved HIV testing and IPT initiation compared to SOC. TB screening, ART initiation and VL testing remained similar. Incorporating QI methods into routine supervision and support activities may strengthen integrated HIV-TB service delivery and increase the success of future QI scale-up activities.PMID:34498370 | PMC:PMC8426757 | DOI:10.1002/jia2.25803
Prevention and treatment fell in poor countries last year as access to health care declined, according to a new report.