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A new tuberculosis vaccine successfully tested at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is easier to administer and store and just as effective as one commonly used worldwide.
By Veeser, Peggy Ingram Smith, Phillip Karl; Handy, Barry; Martin, Sharon R Abstract. Detecting and managing Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection in a health-science center population is a clinical dilemma.
LONDON (Reuters) - The BCG vaccine against childhood tuberculosis is cost-effective and should be used in countries with a high incidence of the disease, researchers said on Friday.
Years ahead of having a new product, a foundation set up to develop a tuberculosis vaccine opened its first factory on Thursday.
The vaccine has been licensed to the Vakzine Projekt Management who will test it in clinical trials early 2006.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Tuberculosis vaccines being tested in developed countries will not protect people living in parts of the developing world where they are most needed because they trigger a different body response, researchers said on Monday.
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After surgery for superficial bladder cancer, treatment with a mistletoe extract appears to be effective at reducing tumor recurrence, German researchers report.
Extrapulmonary involvement can occur in isolation or along with a pulmonary focus as in the case of patients with disseminated tuberculosis (TB).
As children acquire infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis from adults in their environment, the epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis (TB) follows that in adults.
Mycobacterium bovis is a slow-growing, aerobic bacterium and the causative agent of tuberculosis in cattle. Similar to M. tuberculosis, M. bovis can jump the species barrier and cause tuberculosis in humans. It is estimated that M. bovis was responsible for more losses among farm animals than all other diseases combined in the first half of the 20th century. Infection happens after bacterium is ingested. It is generally transmitted to humans via infected milk. Actual human infections are...
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