anti-tuberculous

anti-tuberculous

adjective Referring to that which counters the effects of tuberculosis.

While the adjective antitubercular is commonly used as an equivalent, it is incorrect in that "-tubercular" is the adjectival form of tubercle or nodule, not tuberculosis.
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The blood samples of patients for estimation of vitamin D were taken before starting anti-tuberculous treatment.
MDR-TB is caused mainly by low patient compliance to the first line anti-tuberculous drugs and is a growing threat for the community.
Sometimes, clinical response is not correlated with the disease itself, colonoscopy follow-up is valuable for making an early confirmative diagnosis after 2–3 months of anti-tuberculous medication.
In cases with extended trochanteric involvement some surgeons recommend delaying surgery for several weeks after initiating anti-tuberculous chemotherapy.
Tuberculous Addison's disease: Lack of normalization of adrenocortical function after anti-tuberculous chemotherapy.
The patient was referred to the infectious diseases clinic and was treated with a standard 6-month regimen of anti-tuberculous therapy (4 months of isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide and an additional 2 months of isoniazid and rifampin).
In this region, experts usually advise early anti-tuberculous therapy initiation if clinical and radiological suspicions are high.
TB peritonitis requires urgent surgical intervention and commencement of anti-tuberculous therapy.
As the WHO's proposed criteria for PTB include a suggestive appearance on CXR,8 children diagnosed with PTB through radiography are treated with a full course of anti-tuberculous drugs.
Causes of MDR tuberculosis include inappropriate therapy, poor compliance, low quality medicines inadequate diagnostic facilities, late diagnosis and side effects of anti-tuberculous drugs resulting in the survival of resistant bacilli.