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ALLMedicine™ Tuberculosis Screening Center

Research & Reviews  441 results

Risk of developing active tuberculosis following tuberculosis screening and preventive ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7853467
PLoS Medicine; Dorjee K, Topgyal S et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - Tuberculosis (TB) rates among Tibetan refugee children and adolescents attending boarding schools in India are extremely high. We undertook a comprehensive case finding and TB preventive treatment (TPT) program in 7 schools in the Zero TB Kids pro...

Impact of hematocrit on point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115281
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Mwebe SZ, Yoon C et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Point-of-care C-reactive protein (POC CRP) testing is a potential tuberculosis (TB) screening tool for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Unlike lab-based assays, POC assays do not routinely adjust CRP levels for hematocrit, potentially resulting in ...

Demonstration of a fast and easy sample-to-answer protocol for tuberculosis screening i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7735633
PloS One; Ali N, Bello GL et. al.

Dec 14th, 2020 - We sought to develop a smooth and low cost sample preparation and DNA extraction protocol, streamlined with a ready-to-use qPCR in a portable instrument to overcome some of the existing hurdles. Several solutions were evaluated as to their ability...

TST conversions and systemic interferon-gamma increase after methotrexate introduction ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7714364
PloS One; de Medeiros VLS, Santos FCF et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Tuberculosis screening in psoriasis patients is complex due to the immunological alterations associated with psoriasis, the presence of comorbidities, and the effect of immunosuppressive treatment. However, it is not established whether the result...

Social Enterprise Model (SEM) for private sector tuberculosis screening and care in Ban...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7682881
PloS One; Banu S, Haque F et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2020 - In Bangladesh, about 80% of healthcare is provided by the private sector. Although free diagnosis and care is offered in the public sector, only half of the estimated number of people with tuberculosis are diagnosed, treated, and notified to the n...

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Guidelines  9 results

Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommend...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6522077
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Sosa LE, Njie GJ et. al.

May 17th, 2019 - The 2005 CDC guidelines for preventing Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in health care settings include recommendations for baseline tuberculosis (TB) screening of all U.S. health care personnel and annual testing for health care personnel ...

Cough Due to TB and Other Chronic Infections.CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report: AACP G...
http://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(17)33131-8/fulltext
Stephen K. Field, MD

Jan 31st, 2018 - CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report describing recommendations for cough due to TB and other chronic infections.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Imaging of Possible Tuberculosis
https://www.jacr.org/article/S1546-1440(17)30202-8/fulltext
Ravenel, J.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Pulmonary tuberculosis remains a major cause of disease worldwide and an important public health hazard in the United States. The imaging evaluation depends to a large degree on clinical symptoms and whether active disease is suspected or a subjec.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/tb-opi/diagnosis-of-tuberculosis-in-adults-and-children.PDF
David M. Lewinsohn

Jan 14th, 2017 - These guidelines are not intended to impose a standard of care. They provide the basis for rational decisions in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in the context of the existing evidence.

Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Diseas...
https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/64/2/e1/2629583
David M. Lewinsohn

Dec 7th, 2016 - Twenty-three evidence-based recommendations about diagnostic testing for latent tuberculosis infection, pulmonary tuberculosis, and extrapulmonary tuberculosis are provided. Six of the recommendations are strong, whereas the remaining 17 are condi.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  463 results

Risk of developing active tuberculosis following tuberculosis screening and preventive ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7853467
PLoS Medicine; Dorjee K, Topgyal S et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - Tuberculosis (TB) rates among Tibetan refugee children and adolescents attending boarding schools in India are extremely high. We undertook a comprehensive case finding and TB preventive treatment (TPT) program in 7 schools in the Zero TB Kids pro...

Impact of hematocrit on point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115281
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Mwebe SZ, Yoon C et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Point-of-care C-reactive protein (POC CRP) testing is a potential tuberculosis (TB) screening tool for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Unlike lab-based assays, POC assays do not routinely adjust CRP levels for hematocrit, potentially resulting in ...

Demonstration of a fast and easy sample-to-answer protocol for tuberculosis screening i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7735633
PloS One; Ali N, Bello GL et. al.

Dec 14th, 2020 - We sought to develop a smooth and low cost sample preparation and DNA extraction protocol, streamlined with a ready-to-use qPCR in a portable instrument to overcome some of the existing hurdles. Several solutions were evaluated as to their ability...

TST conversions and systemic interferon-gamma increase after methotrexate introduction ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7714364
PloS One; de Medeiros VLS, Santos FCF et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Tuberculosis screening in psoriasis patients is complex due to the immunological alterations associated with psoriasis, the presence of comorbidities, and the effect of immunosuppressive treatment. However, it is not established whether the result...

Social Enterprise Model (SEM) for private sector tuberculosis screening and care in Ban...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7682881
PloS One; Banu S, Haque F et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2020 - In Bangladesh, about 80% of healthcare is provided by the private sector. Although free diagnosis and care is offered in the public sector, only half of the estimated number of people with tuberculosis are diagnosed, treated, and notified to the n...

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News  13 results

Methotrexate Users Need Tuberculosis Tests in High-TB Areas
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940564

Nov 6th, 2020 - People taking even low-dose methotrexate need tuberculosis screening and ongoing clinical care if they live in areas where TB is common, results of a study presented at ACR Convergence 2020 suggests. Coauthor Carol Hitchon, MD, MSc, a rheumatologi...

Many U.S. Kids With TB Don't Fit the Profile
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/tuberculosis/81768

Aug 23rd, 2019 - A third of tuberculosis cases in children and adolescents diagnosed in the U.S. occurred outside groups currently identified for tuberculosis screening, researchers found. Of these cases, 21% did not meet current guidelines for testing, but had on...

Strong Evidence for Tuberculosis Screening Before Psoriasis, PsA Biologic Therapy
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/102073/dermatology/strong-evidence-tuberculosis-screening-psoriasis-psa
Bianca Nogrady

Aug 13th, 2015 - Tuberculosis is the only condition in patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis who are being treated with systemic biologic agents for which there is strong evidence in favor of baseline screening, according to a literature review. Analysis.

Strong evidence for tuberculosis screening before psoriasis, PsA biologic therapy
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/101915/psoriatic-arthritis/strong-evidence-tuberculosis-screening-psoriasis
Bianca Nogrady

Aug 13th, 2015 - Tuberculosis is the only condition in patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis who are being treated with systemic biologic agents for which there is strong evidence in favor of baseline screening, according to a literature review. Analysis.

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