×
About 1,053 results

ALLMedicine™ Sputum Culture Center

Research & Reviews  355 results

Randomized trial of Metformin with Anti-tuberculosis drugs For Early Sputum Conversion ...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab964
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Padmapriydarsini C, Mamulwar M et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Metformin, by reducing intracellular Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth, can be considered as an adjunctive therapy to anti-tuberculosis treatment (ATT). We evaluated whether metformin with standard ATT reduces time to sputum culture conversion and...

Time to Positive Culture Detection Predicts Mycobacterium avium Pulmonary Disease Sever...
https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202107-765OC
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; Edwards BD, Brode SK et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Additional biomarkers are needed to guide initiation of treatment for Mycobacterium avium pulmonary disease (Mav-PD). Time to positive sputum culture detection (TTP) may offer potential prognostic and monitoring value. To determine whether TTP is ...

Cystic fibrosis: a diagnosis in an adolescent.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-245971
BMJ Case Reports; Bennett M, Nogueira AF et. al.

Dec 1st, 2021 - Most patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) develop multisystemic clinical manifestations, the minority having mild or atypical symptoms. We describe an adolescent with chronic cough and purulent rhinorrhoea since the first year of life, with diagnose...

The Effect of a Point-of-care Sputum Specimen Assay at the Emergency Department for Patients Suspected of Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04651712

Nov 29th, 2021 - The diagnosis of pneumonia is challenged by nonspecific symptoms, uncertain diagnostic methods, poor prognostic tools and waiting time for test results up to several days. A patient's length of stay in a Danish Emergency Department rarely exceeds ...

Fissure adjacent partial lobe atelectasis in primary ciliary dyskinesia.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15818
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Fabri L, Shanthikumar S et. al.

Nov 18th, 2021 - Establishing the underlying cause in a child with chronic suppurative lung disease (CSLD) allows for targeted treatment and screening for associated complications. One cause of CSLD is primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD). Testing for PCD requires spe...

see more →

Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  27 results

The Effect of a Point-of-care Sputum Specimen Assay at the Emergency Department for Patients Suspected of Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04651712

Nov 29th, 2021 - The diagnosis of pneumonia is challenged by nonspecific symptoms, uncertain diagnostic methods, poor prognostic tools and waiting time for test results up to several days. A patient's length of stay in a Danish Emergency Department rarely exceeds ...

Innovating(IN) Shorter(S), All- Oral, Precised(P), Individualized(I) Treatment Regimen(RE) for Rifampicin Resistant Tuberculosis(INSPIRE-TB)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05081401

Oct 18th, 2021 - This trial is a multi-centre prospective observational cohort study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an individualized 9-12 month all-oral regimen in RRTB patients confirmed by phenotypic or molecular rifampicin sensitivity test. A total ...

Evaluating a New Stool Based qPCR for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Children and People Living With HIV
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05047315

Sep 17th, 2021 - Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among children and people living with HIV (PLHIV). Despite significant progress in TB diagnostics, improvement of childhood TB diagnosis continues to be a major challenge...

Safety and Tolerability of Metformin in People With Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04930744

Sep 14th, 2021 - The METHOD trial is a Phase II A randomized, open-label trial of metformin added to standard anti-tuberculosis treatment (ATT) and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in TB/HIV co-infected patients. HIV-positive adults (treated or ART-naïve) newly diagn...

DIAGNOSIS of PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS Through HUMAN BREATH (TBENOSE)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04682990

Mar 24th, 2021 - It is a 12 -month dynamic, open, descriptive and analytical type case-control study in adults. The present study intends to recruit , all the Pulmonary TB suspects and case notified by TB Loop-mediated isothermal Amplification(LAMP), sputum cultur...

see more →

News  38 results

TB Prevention in People With HIV: How Short Can We Go?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957312

Aug 26th, 2021 - A 3-month, 12-dose regimen of rifapentine and isoniazid (INH) was less toxic, had better compliance, and showed similar efficacy as 6 months of INH alone in preventing tuberculosis (TB) in people with HIV, according to the results of a clinical tr...

HIV+ Individuals on ART in Africa More Often Adhere to Short-Course TB Prophylaxis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957086

Aug 24th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tuberculosis preventive therapy (TBT) completion rates were higher for short-course isoniazid-rifapentine than for isoniazid alone among individuals with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Africa, a randomized trial...

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

Jul 6th, 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...

Improving Flu Vaccine Uptake: Is Texting the Answer?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922849

Dec 18th, 2019 - The day before Rosie Baxter turned 4 years old, she sat in the garden of her home in Sydney, Australia, having a tea party with her twin sister Ellie. Both little girls had been inside with the flu for several days, and mom Kerry-Anne thought it w...

Improving Flu Vaccine Uptake: Is Texting the Answer?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/922849

Dec 18th, 2019 - The day before Rosie Baxter turned 4 years old, she sat in the garden of her home in Sydney, Australia, having a tea party with her twin sister Ellie. Both little girls had been inside with the flu for several days, and mom Kerry-Anne thought it w...

see more →