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Research & Reviews  555 results

Optimising pyrazinamide for the treatment of tuberculosis.
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02013-2020
The European Respiratory Journal; Zhang N, Savic RM et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Pyrazinamide is a potent sterilising agent that shortens the treatment duration needed to cure tuberculosis. It is synergistic with novel and existing drugs for tuberculosis. The dose of pyrazinamide that optimises efficacy while remaining safe is...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in cystic fibrosis: Impact on neutrophil functions ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25294
Pediatric Pulmonology; Aslanhan U, Cakir E et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Chronic colonization with Pseudomonas (P.) aeruginosa worsens the prognosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. This study aims to analyze the functional properties of neutrophils in CF patients with P. aeruginosa colonization. Patients with CF (n =...

Time to sputum culture conversion and its predictors among patients with multidrug-resi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7738096
Medicine Li Q, Lu M et. al.

Dec 17th, 2020 - The objective is to investigate the time to initial sputum culture conversion (SCC) and its predictors among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Hangzhou, China.A retrospective cohort study was conducted among patients who initia...

Fluroquinolone drug resistance among MDR-TB patients increases the risk of unfavourable...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2020.11.011
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance; Singh N, Singh PK et. al.

Dec 6th, 2020 - Sputum culture conversion at the end of the intensive phase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment is a key predictor for successful treatment outcome. This observational study was undertaken to assess the interim microbiological o...

Fungal sensitization and positive fungal culture from sputum in children with asthma ar...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cea.13799
Clinical and Experimental Allergy : Journal of the Britis... Welsh KG, Holden KA et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - Sensitization to thermotolerant fungi, including filamentous fungi and Candida albicans, is associated with poor lung function in adults with severe asthma. Data in children are lacking. Environmental exposure to fungi is linked with acute severe ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Provisional CDC guidelines for the use and safety monitoring of bedaquiline fumarate (S...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24157696
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali...

Oct 25th, 2013 - Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampin, the two most effective of the four first-line TB drugs (the other two drugs being ethambutol and pyrazinamide)....

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Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  581 results

Optimising pyrazinamide for the treatment of tuberculosis.
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02013-2020
The European Respiratory Journal; Zhang N, Savic RM et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Pyrazinamide is a potent sterilising agent that shortens the treatment duration needed to cure tuberculosis. It is synergistic with novel and existing drugs for tuberculosis. The dose of pyrazinamide that optimises efficacy while remaining safe is...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in cystic fibrosis: Impact on neutrophil functions ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25294
Pediatric Pulmonology; Aslanhan U, Cakir E et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Chronic colonization with Pseudomonas (P.) aeruginosa worsens the prognosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. This study aims to analyze the functional properties of neutrophils in CF patients with P. aeruginosa colonization. Patients with CF (n =...

Time to sputum culture conversion and its predictors among patients with multidrug-resi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7738096
Medicine Li Q, Lu M et. al.

Dec 17th, 2020 - The objective is to investigate the time to initial sputum culture conversion (SCC) and its predictors among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Hangzhou, China.A retrospective cohort study was conducted among patients who initia...

Fluroquinolone drug resistance among MDR-TB patients increases the risk of unfavourable...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2020.11.011
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance; Singh N, Singh PK et. al.

Dec 6th, 2020 - Sputum culture conversion at the end of the intensive phase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment is a key predictor for successful treatment outcome. This observational study was undertaken to assess the interim microbiological o...

Fungal sensitization and positive fungal culture from sputum in children with asthma ar...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cea.13799
Clinical and Experimental Allergy : Journal of the Britis... Welsh KG, Holden KA et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - Sensitization to thermotolerant fungi, including filamentous fungi and Candida albicans, is associated with poor lung function in adults with severe asthma. Data in children are lacking. Environmental exposure to fungi is linked with acute severe ...

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News  23 results

Fast Five Quiz: Eosinophilic Asthma
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/922981_3

Jul 5th, 2020 - Figure 1. Sputum culture Although the sputum eosinophilia level is the gold standard for diagnosing EA, this approach is not common because sputum processing and cell counting are too technical for most clinical centers. Nonetheless, there is cons...

Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/920604

Nov 3rd, 2019 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) issued clinical practice guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults in October 2019.[1] Diagnosis Gram stain and sputum culture Routine sputum c...

We Often Get CAP Wrong: Case Challenges
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914104_2

Jun 12th, 2019 - Discussion We followed the second course and discontinued the antibiotics. The overall clinical picture, including the serial low procalcitonin levels, suggested RSV pneumonia. If bacterial pneumonia had seemed likely, then 5 days of therapy would...

Adding Vitamin D No Help in Treating TB
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/tuberculosis/77934

Feb 9th, 2019 - Vitamin D supplementation in addition to antimicrobial therapy for tuberculosis had no effect on time to sputum culture for patients with tuberculosis, but cut time to sputum culture conversion for multi-drug resistant patients, according to a sys...

'Limited' Data an Issue with Inhaled Liposomal Amikacin
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pulmonology/generalpulmonary/74430

Aug 6th, 2018 - When FDA advisors assess amikacin liposome inhaled suspension (ALIS) as part of a combination antibacterial drug regimen for the treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, they will address questions on limited efficacy data, safety ...

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