News related to Aplisol (Tuberculin) and/or conditions it is approved for
'Alarming' Rise Seen in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Source: MedicineNet Tuberculosis Specialty [2012.08.31]
Title: 'Alarming' Rise Seen in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Category: Health News
Created: 8/30/2012 2:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2012 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Neutropenia Specialty [2011.07.22]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2011 12:00:00 AM
New Mechanism Of TB Drug Resistance Identified
Source: Health News from Medical News Today [2013.06.15]
Pyrazinamide (PZA) - a frontline tuberculosis (TB) drug - kills dormant persister bacteria and plays a critical role in shortening TB therapy. PZA is used for treating both drug susceptible and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) but resistance to PZA occurs frequently and can compromise treatment. A recent study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, has identified a new mechanism for PZA-resistance, which provides new insight into the how this mysterious drug works...
Drug-Resistant TB Destroyed By Vitamin C
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2013.05.24]
In a striking, unexpected discovery, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture. The finding suggests that vitamin C added to existing TB drugs could shorten TB therapy, and it highlights a new area for drug design...
Consensus Statement On Research Definitions For Drug-Resistant TB In Children
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2013.05.23]
The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS) has released its June issue, which includes a consensus statement of the global Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. It establishes standardized definitions, measurements, and other key attributes that will affect research...