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TBA-354 is the first potential tuberculosis drug to advance to Phase 1 trial in six years NEW YORK, Feb.
- Assign-bTB Designed to Differentiate TB-Infected Animals from Vaccinated Ones PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, Feb.
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Patients Can Now Be Removed from Respiratory Isolation Following One or Two Negative Xpert MTB/RIF Results SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb.
HILDEN, Germany and BEIJING, February 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - China's first population-based study of latent TB infection, published in The
Sensor fingerprint a new paradigm enabling rapid detection of resistant strains in culture MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb, 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Specific Technologies, developer
The 116,200 Square Foot Class A Laboratory and Office Facility Serves as the Headquarters and Primary Research Center for World Renowned Seattle Biomedical Research Institution
HILDEN, Germany, and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - QuantiFERON Monitor (QFM(R)) launches in Europe for monitoring immune
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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...