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Latest Mycobacterium tuberculosis Stories

2011-02-10 19:36:56

The realization of medically treating different children uniquely may start with one of the deadliest diseases in existence: tuberculosis.

2010-11-29 14:30:43

A team of researchers from Spain and Latin America have synthesized two iron compounds that inhibit the in vitro growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

2010-06-01 19:12:10

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that CCL5 protects against Mycobacterium tuberculosis by attracting protective immune cells, which help control bacterial growth.

2010-04-01 08:52:16

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) possesses extraordinary survival ability by masking itself from the host immune system and persisting for decades inside the host.

2010-02-23 05:18:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A new breath test can detect active pulmonary tuberculosis, according to a report to be published in the journal "Tuberculosis." "The breath test was 85% accurate in detecting patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis," said Dr.

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2009-10-02 10:51:08

Researchers at Iowa State University have identified an enzyme that helps make tuberculosis resistant to a human's natural defense system.

2009-09-23 08:11:13

Active tuberculosis can be rapidly identified in patients with negative sputum tests by a new method, according to European researchers.

2009-06-17 07:00:00

Collaboration will focus on the development of TMC207 and the discovery of new drugs to treat tuberculosis SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new landmark collaboration between the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance), a not-for-profit, product development partnership, and Tibotec Inc., (Tibotec), a global pharmaceutical company, has been announced today at the Pacific Health Summit in response to the urgent need to accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs to...

2009-04-28 06:00:00

Test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) Expected to Highlight Broad On-Demand CE IVD Test Menu at Booth #611 SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced speaker and program highlights for its symposium, "Patient Management in the Era of Rapid Diagnostics," which the company will host at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), taking place in Finland next month.

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2009-03-24 15:24:53

A new report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO) finds that improved ventilation and extra sunshine may reduce the risk of tuberculosis (TB) in prisons and hospitals.


Latest Mycobacterium tuberculosis Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 16:19:14

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is a pathogenic bacterial species in the genus Mycobacterium and the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis. Robert Koch first discovered it in 1882 and that it had an unusual, waxy coating on the cell surface which makes them impossible to Gram stain. M. tuberculosis is highly aerobic and requires high levels of oxygen. It generally infects the respiratory system of mammals. Tuberculin skin test, acid-fast stain, and chest radiographs are the most...

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