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2008-07-31 15:20:00

Faster diagnosis and better screening of immigrants could have prevented New Zealand's largest tuberculosis epidemic, which went undiagnosed for five months, a review says.

2008-07-15 12:00:15

By Buff, Ann M Deshpande, Swati J; Harrington, Theresa A; Wofford, Taylor S; O'Hara, Timothy W; Carrigan, Kenichi; Martin, Nicholas J; McDowell, Jackie C; Ijaz, Kashef; Jensen, Paul A; Lambert, Lauren A; Moore, Marisa; Oeltmann, John E ABSTRACT Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) was diagnosed in a sailor aboard the U.S.S.

2007-11-09 06:00:14

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.

2004-11-25 03:00:15

As children acquire infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis from adults in their environment, the epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis (TB) follows that in adults.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.