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Research & Reviews  24,278 results

Accuracy of Tongue Swab Testing Using Xpert MTB-RIF Ultra for Tuberculosis Diagnosis.
https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.00421-22
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Andama A, Whitman GR et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Tongue dorsum swabs have shown promise as alternatives to sputum for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Some of the most encouraging results have come from studies that used manual quantitative...

Variants in Bedaquiline-Candidate-Resistance Genes: Prevalence in Bedaquiline-Naive Pat...
https://doi.org/10.1128/aac.00322-22
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Rivière E, Verboven L et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Studies have shown that variants in bedaquiline-resistance genes can occur in isolates from bedaquiline-naive patients. We assessed the prevalence of variants in all bedaquiline-candidate-resistance genes in bedaquiline-naive patients, investigate...

The cascade of care in tuberculosis infection screening and management in newly arrived...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2022.102388
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease; Stærke NB, Fløe A et. al.

Jun 27th, 2022 - Screening for tuberculosis (TB) disease and infection is often a part of health screening programs offered to refugees, but the yield of screening varies and losses along the steps from screening to treatment completion was reported. A retrospecti...

NAT2 and CYP2E1 polymorphisms and antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity in Peruv...
https://doi.org/10.1002/mgg3.1987
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Jaramillo-Valverde L, Levano KS et. al.

Jun 26th, 2022 - In Peru, 32,970 people were diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in 2019. Although TB treatment is effective, 3.4%-13% is associated with significant adverse drug reactions (ADR), considering drug-induced liver injury (DILI) as the most prevalent. Amo...

Tsukamurella pneumonia misdiagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00134-7
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Liu X, Shi J et. al.

Jun 26th, 2022 - Tsukamurella pneumonia misdiagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis.|2022|Liu X,Shi J,Wang X,Chen Y,Zheng L,|

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Guidelines  28 results

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis Module 5: Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents
https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240046764
World Health Organization (WHO)

Mar 21st, 2022 - The Updated guidelines on Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents include new recommendations that cover diagnostic approaches for TB, shorter treatment for children with non-severe drug-susceptible TB, a new option for the treatmen...

Interim Guidance: 4-Month Rifapentine-Moxifloxacin Regimen for the Treatment of Drug-Su...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7108a1
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Carr W, Kurbatova E et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - On May 5, 2021, CDC's Tuberculosis Trials Consortium and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) published results from a randomized controlled trial indicating that a 4-month regimen containing rifapent...

Cancer immunotherapy in special challenging populations: recommendations of the Advisor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8009216
Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer; Gonzalez-Cao M, Puertolas T et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Cancer immunotherapy based on the use of antibodies targeting the so-called checkpoint inhibitors, such as programmed cell death-1 receptor, its ligand, or CTLA-4, has shown durable clinical benefit and survival improvement in melanoma and other t...

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in an adult with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arbres.2020.03.021
European Heart Journal. Cardiovascular Imaging; Chowdhary A, Joy E et. al.

Sep 6th, 2020 - New evidence and knowledge about the clinical management of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in the last 3 years, makes it necessary to update the recent guideline published by SEPAR in 2017, mainly in relation to new diagnostic methods, drug clas...

2019 update of the European AIDS Clinical Society Guidelines for treatment of people li...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7754379
HIV Medicine; Ryom L, Cotter A et. al.

Sep 5th, 2020 - The European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) Guidelines cover key aspects of HIV management with major updates every two years. The 2019 Guidelines were extended with a new section focusing on drug-drug interactions and other prescribing issues in pe...

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Drugs  388 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,325 results

Using Biomarkers to Predict TB Treatment Duration
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02821832

Jun 24th, 2022 - Shortening the duration of treatment for patients with drug sensitive tuberculosis from 6 to 4 months has been attempted many times in clinical trials but thus far all have failed. These failures reveal our incomplete understanding of factors driv...

The Influence of Malnutrition, Diabetes Mellitus, and Helminth Infections on Biosignatures in Latent Tuberculosis in a South Indian Population
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04526613

Jun 24th, 2022 - Approximately 2 billion people worldwide are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB), with 90% of individuals having latent infection (LTBI). The control of TB requires clearly delineated helper T cell (Th) 1 responses and, to a lesser exten...

Impact of Weekly Administration of Rifapentine and Isoniazid on Steady State Pharmacokinetics of Tenofovir Alafenamide in Healthy Volunteers (YODA)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03510468

Jun 24th, 2022 - Rifapentine (RPT) is a long-acting rifamycin that can be used weekly with isoniazid (INH) as a first-line regimen in the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). Although this regimen offers several potential benefits, the use of weekly ...

Aerosol BCG Challenge Study in Historically BCG-vaccinated Volunteers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04777721

Jun 24th, 2022 - Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the deadliest infectious disease killers worldwide. Key research priorities include the development of an effective vaccine. Currently, the only licensed vaccine against TB is the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guérin). Thi...

PREVAIL VIIIa: Evaluation of Latent Tuberculosis Infection Screening Methods in People Living With Retroviral Infection in Liberia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04926922

Jun 24th, 2022 - Despite the high burden of disease attributable to tuberculosis (TB) in Liberia and concerns about its effect on HIV disease, screening for latent TB infection (LTBI) among people living with HIV is not routinely performed in the country. This is ...

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News  1,333 results

GSK, Novartis Pledge Funds for Neglected Tropical Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976095

Jun 24th, 2022 - LONDON (Reuters) - GSK and Novartis reinforced commitments on Thursday to tackle neglected tropical diseases, as world leaders and health experts gather in Rwanda to discuss ways to better combat illnesses affecting more than a billion people, mos...

Harry Potter's World Offers View Into Magic of Endocrinology
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975847

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Clinicians don't cease diagnosing patients once our clinical work is done. Most of us can recall debating whether to point out an atypical mole or another concerning finding to a stranger in public. Like the doctor back in 2018, who saw a lump on ...

Visa Delays a Worry for International AIDS Conference in Montreal
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975984

Jun 21st, 2022 - Canadian visa delays are casting a shadow over preparations for the upcoming 24th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference scheduled to begin in Montreal July 29. Jean-Pierre Routy, MD, local cochair of the meeting, has predicted "a catastrophe...

Ancient Human Teeth Revise the History of Microbial Evolution
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975668

Jun 15th, 2022 - The cupboard in Nicolás Rascovan's microbial paleogenomics lab at Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, is filled up with cardboard boxes that look as if they were shipped from an office supply store. Yet, instead of pencils and Post-it notes, the bo...

Tuberculosis Still a Challenge in Canada's Indigenous Populations
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974813

May 31st, 2022 - Tuberculosis (TB) remains a serious — and possibly underreported — health problem for indigenous people in Canada, data suggest. Ongoing efforts have helped reduce disease incidence, however. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that abou...

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Patient Education  30 results see all →