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2013-03-01 23:00:55

Save $10 when ordering Tuberculosis testing from Request A Test. Early diagnosis through lab testing is the key to keeping this infectious disease from spreading.

2013-02-12 10:18:43

During the 1930s, dedicated sanitaria and invasive surgery were commonly prescribed for those with the infection - usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which the editors describe as "the most successful human pathogen of all time."

Tuberculosis Vaccine Fails Infant Trial
2013-02-04 14:42:30

A new vaccine considered to be the most advanced for tuberculosis among more than a dozen now in trials has failed its study. Researchers said they were disappointed by the results of the study, which showed that the vaccine offered little to no protection at all from TB.

2013-01-31 14:59:28

A diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) can accurately and quickly detect both TB and drug-resistant strains.

2012-12-21 14:41:22

One third of the world is infected with the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is increasingly difficult to treat because of wide spread resistance to available drugs.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.