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Latest tuberculosis Stories

2014-02-04 12:27:12

Multi-year grant brings together non-profits, government, academia and the pharmaceutical industry to study pressing public health challenge TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.

2014-01-28 23:04:15

Aim to Improve Care for HIV Patients in Irkutsk, Halt Growing Health Threat Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Researchers at the University

2014-01-23 11:29:46

A major trial aiming to cut the rate of tuberculosis (TB) among South Africa's gold miners did not reduce the number of cases or deaths from the disease.

2014-01-10 23:22:58

Wayland Baptist University's Jessica Kenneson, along with professor Robert Moore, have developed an imaging device that is doing the work of several much more expensive devices.

2014-01-03 11:31:48

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major cause of death worldwide, and a formidable foe.

TB Bacteria Hide Their Identity To Invade Into Deeper Regions Of The Lungs
2013-12-20 14:30:54

Cell surface lipids hide molecular patterns that infection-killing cells might recognize as dangerous

2013-12-11 23:28:01

Whooping cough, tuberculosis and flu are all respiratory illnesses that people need to know about.

Tuberculosis Vaccine Cure For MS
2013-12-05 11:34:05

A new study has found that a vaccine used to thwart tuberculosis outside the US could be used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).


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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