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2014-10-28 16:26:51

HILDEN, Germany and BARCELONA, Spain, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New WHO guidelines launched for prevention include screening and treating

2014-10-10 08:24:09

MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

2014-10-09 08:26:50

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation will lead 525 million dollar TB control program THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

2014-10-08 16:27:28

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products.

2014-09-30 23:07:54

Tuberculosis kills over one million people a year. In North Korea, The Eugene Bell Foundation of Washington, D.C.

2014-09-24 08:28:03

Extending Longstanding Partnership, SAP is Founding Member of The Global Fund's New Coalition Uniting Private Sector to Support Disease Prevention and Treatment Efforts WALLDORF,

2014-09-22 12:28:17

New multi-year grant continues work to study pressing public health crisis TUCSON, Ariz., Sept.

2014-09-19 23:05:05

To reduce the burden of tuberculosis and address the issue of drug-resistant TB in the Kyrgyz Republic, Abt Associates has been awarded the U.S.

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2014-08-21 07:01:41

One of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world may have been carried to the Americans by seals and sea lions, not European explorers as previously believed, claims a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature.


Latest 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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2011-04-18 22:11:24

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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