childhood tuberculosis

child·hood tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

initial (primary) infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, characterized by pneumonic lesions in the middle parts of the lungs, rarely cavitary, with rapid spread to lymph nodes in hilar and paratracheal areas; more often seen in childhood, but the pattern is not limited to children.
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He said that Expanded Programme for Immunization Expanded Programme for Immunization (EPI) Programme has successfully provided immunization to children against the seven vaccine-preventable diseases under one year of age like childhood tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, neonatal tetanus, measles and hepatitis B.
Expanded Program for Immunization Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) Program has successfully provided immunization to children against the seven vaccine-preventable diseases under one year of age like childhood tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, neonatal tetanus, measles and hepatitis B.
There are around twelve vertical health programmes including polio eradication programme, AIDS control programme, Childhood Tuberculosis, Diarrhoea, Measles, Hepatitis-B, Diphtheria, Tetnus, Pneumonia, Perttussis and meningitis.
EPI currently aims to vaccinate approximately 6 million children aged 0-11 months against 10 targetted diseases: childhood tuberculosis, polio, diphtheria, pertussis, diarrhea, hepatitis B, aemophilus influenza Type b (HIB), pneumonia, measles and tetanus.
Childhood tuberculosis in an urban population in South Africa: burden and risk factor.
Her research interests include childhood tuberculosis, sepsis, and rapid diagnostic tools for infectious diseases that can be used in the emergency department setting.
[6] Childhood tuberculosis is characterized by involvement of multiple vertebrae, spinal cord compression and severe kyphotic deformity.
Profile and outcome of childhood tuberculosis treated with DOTS--an observational study.
Pakistan's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Established in 1978 currently aims to vaccinate approximately Seven million children aged 0-23 months against ten target diseases (Childhood Tuberculosis, Poliomyelitis, Diarrhea, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, H-Influenza Type b, Pneumonia, Measles) and the pregnant ladies against Tetanus.
Basic Training Module for Doctors on Management of Childhood Tuberculosis [Online] 2015 [Cited 2018 June 18].
class="MsoNormalCxSpMiddlespan xml:lang="EN-GBThe foundation still hopes to show that booster doses of BCG, a century-old childhood tuberculosis vaccine, can protect adolescents and that a vaccine candidate it is developing with GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company, will stop latent tuberculosis from becoming active.