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Technology Also Offers Potential for Human TB Tests, as Well as Animal and Human TB and Other Vaccines PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyBatics, Inc.,
GENEVA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to dolutegravir could improve millions of lives in developing
IBM's Big Data analytics to help crack the code of the tuberculosis genome and uncover new diagnosis and treatment approaches DURBAN, South Africa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On
Aeras releases TB Crisis Tracker on World TB Day ROCKVILLE, Md., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tuberculosis epidemic continues
Progress on New Drug Development Continues as World TB Day is Observed Today, March 24 SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IDRI's drug discovery efforts continue to
Global partnerships and significant medical research are a big part of this year’s World Tuberculosis Day. Celebrated each year on March 24, World TB Day is a marked as a time to bring attention to the threat of tuberculosis...
Partnering to Increase Awareness About Tuberculosis, a Curable and Preventable Disease that Infects One-third of the World's Population SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid
Thousands receive treatment prior to coming to the United States ATLANTA, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Updated CDC recommendations for overseas tuberculosis (TB) screening
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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...
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