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GENEVA, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MPP signed 20 licensing agreements last year and is now working with 10 generic manufacturers on more than
First clinical trial to test a new all-oral regimen for extensively drug-resistant TB; Nix-TB is a critical step in the development of a universal treatment for all types of TB NEW
Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation To Testify Before U.S. Foreign Operations Appropriations Committee in Support of Continued U.S.
Study led by NYU Langone Medical Center Looks at Calcium Channels as Regulators of Immune Responses to Tuberculosis NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many of us take
LONDON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report on tuberculosis testing studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally.
The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the
SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen BioSciences announced today the launch of SPHERUSOL® (Coccidioides immitis Spherule-Derived Skin Test Antigen), a skin test that
New funding supports the STAND trial and advances other new tools critical for tackling TB in the Asia-Pacific region and around the world NEW YORK, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of World Tuberculosis Day, Acting Secretary of Health Dr.
Collaboration seeks to pull more sick children out of the shadows and into treatment for tuberculosis NEW YORK, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TB Alliance has announced
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...
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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