News related to Aplisol (Tuberculin) and/or conditions it is approved for
Mass imprisonment of drug users driving global epidemics of HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.07.15]
The War on Drugs, mass incarceration of drug users, and the failure to provide proven harm reduction and treatment strategies has led to high levels of HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B and C...
Strengthening immune defence may be solution for treating tuberculosis
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2016.06.27]
Researchers at Linköping University have made a discovery that could contribute to developing new vaccines and treatment alternatives for tuberculosis in the future.
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2016.06.02]
Title: Tuberculosis (TB)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Fixed dose combination of drugs versus single-drug formulations for treating pulmonary tuberculosis
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2016.05.23]
A research team from Spain has prepared a Cochrane systematic review that explores the efficacy, safety, and adherence to fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) of drugs versus single-drug formulations to...
Statins cut tuberculosis treatment time in mice
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.03.17]
In a study using mice, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine infectious disease experts have added to evidence that statin drugs -- known primarily for their cholesterol-lowering effects...
Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Source: MedicineNet adalimumab Specialty [2016.02.25]
Title: Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Better healthcare could reduce crippling personal costs of tuberculosis care in China
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2016.01.25]
Improved universal healthcare is urgently needed to lower catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) for low-income tuberculosis (TB) patients in China, according to a study published in the open access...
Is Tuberculosis (TB) Contagious?
Source: MedicineNet Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test) Specialty [2015.08.24]
Title: Is Tuberculosis (TB) Contagious?
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Rapid TB test accuracy in West Africa compromised by Mycobacterium diversity
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
World-wide, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is responsible for the vast majority of tuberculosis (TB) cases.
Faster detection of pathogens in the lungs
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2016.06.28]
What used to take several weeks is now possible in two days: Thanks to new molecular-based methods, mycobacterial pathogens that cause pulmonary infections or tuberculosis can now be detected much...
Lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay for detecting TB in HIV+ adults
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
An international review team has prepared a Cochrane systematic review to assess the accuracy of a point-of-care urine test for diagnosing and screening tuberculosis (TB) in people living with human...
Scientists identify new route of TB transmission
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2016.05.10]
Scientists have discovered a new species of bacteria, Mycobacterium mungi, that causes tuberculosis (TB) and is transmitted through the skin and nose of banded mongoose in Northern Botswana.