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2014-07-03 12:54:25

The World Health Organization (WHO) today, together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

2014-07-02 11:04:45

Millions of people in need would benefit from HIV services in developing countries that are moving towards universal health coverage if these services were run more efficiently and integrated better into their health systems.

2014-06-28 12:09:52

Tuberculosis infection among people taking corticosteroid pills may be underestimated.

2014-06-25 16:26:38

National Jewish Health, Saint Joseph Hospital and SCL Health Announce Agreement to Collaborate on Clinical Operations DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish

2014-06-10 23:02:02

Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program helps attain WHO approval for treatment of drug resistant TB. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The

2014-06-09 10:25:14

A new screening process for tuberculosis (TB) infections in Canadian prisons could mean that more than 50 per cent of those screened won't undergo unnecessary treatment due to false positives.

2014-06-03 12:39:28

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health has awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to Daktari Diagnostics for a point-of-care

2014-05-14 08:32:24

Fotouhi to guide organization's discovery-stage research and clinical trials of drug candidates NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TB Alliance, a not-for-profit organization

2014-05-13 16:08:16

Johns Hopkins researchers have found evidence in mice that a tuberculosis (TB) infection in the lungs triggers immune system signaling to the gut that temporarily decreases the diversity of bacteria in that part of the digestive tract.

2014-04-26 23:01:56

Blossom Protect™ is a proven efficacious non-antibiotic option for combating fire blight in organic pome fruit orchards. Vista, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2014


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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