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Latest Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis Stories

2011-10-20 13:44:04

Timing is everything when treating patients with both HIV and tuberculosis.

2011-08-04 13:17:52

The European Respiratory Journal is today (04 August 2011) publishing the updated guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) that aim to help manage drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

2011-07-27 05:59:27

Two research studies suggest that a new automated DNA test for tuberculosis (Xpert MTB/RIF), which can detect TB within 2 hours and has been endorsed by the World Health Organization, can significantly increase TB detection rate compared to other tests, particularly in HIV positive patients who have a high risk of being infected with TB, including multidrug resistant TB.

2011-05-18 06:51:43

Patients with tuberculosis (TB) who wear a simple facemask may be able to greatly cut transmission rates to non-infected patients, according to a study conducted on guinea pigs.


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