pulmonary TB

pulmonary TB

Pulmonary tuberculosis, see there.
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Therefore, it is imperative to know the prevalence of MDR-TB among category II pulmonary TB patients.
However, even a final diagnosis of pulmonary TB usually takes considerable time; diagnosis of abdominal TB typically takes even longer.
Of the 347 patients, 71 were diagnosed with active pulmonary TB.
On the basis of the panel's report and consultations with the Advisory Council for the Elimination of TB (ACET), * CDC recommends that NAA testing be performed on at least one respiratory specimen from each patient with signs and symptoms of pulmonary TB for whom a diagnosis of TB is being considered but has not yet been established, and for whom the test result would alter case management or TB control activities, such as contact investigations.
The 17-year-old student is believed to have caught pulmonary TB after a visit to South America.
The findings bring into question the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation that respiratory isolation for pulmonary TB patients should be discontinued only if a patient is on efficacious therapy, is showing response, and has three consecutive negative sputum smears, reported George Mixides, M.
Last night, Greater Glasgow Health Board confirmed the unnamed woman was thought to be suffering from pulmonary TB.
Mr Allan developed complications associated with pulmonary TB last month.
A total of 338 patients with symptoms and signs consistent with active pulmonary TB and complete clinical diagnosis were stratified to be at low (<25 percent), intermediate (26 percent to 75 percent) and high (>75 percent) risk of having TB.
Adolescents, or children of any age with complicated intrathoracic disease, are more likely to have sputum smear-positive pulmonary TB.
According to the WHO, MDR retreatment cases among the notified pulmonary TB cases were 3,700(880-6,600) and laboratory-confirmed MDR retreatment cases were 55 out of 1,602 in 2012 in Pakistan.