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ALLMedicine™ Tuberculosis Screening Center

Research & Reviews  213 results

Factors Associated with Development of Tuberculosis Disease Among Refugees, Massachuset...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-022-01366-0 10.1016/j.pcl.2019.02.004 10.1186/s12889-015-1558-z 10.4046/trd.2018.0009 10.5588/ijtld.17.0453 10.1371/journal.pone.0147353 10.7326/M14-2082 10.5588/ijtld.10.0370 10.1177/003335491412900206 10.1093/aje/kwt246 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201908-623OC 10.1371/journal.pone.0032158 10.1136/bmj.k2738
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health; Smock L, Nguyen T et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - Refugees and immigrants undergo tuberculosis screening prior to arrival in the United States. CDC Technical Instructions for screening changed in 2007. Our goal was to quantify TB disease in refugees after 2007 and identify risks for disease. Mass...

Comparison of radiologist versus natural language processing-based image annotations fo...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2022.04.009
Clinical Imaging; Yi PH, Kim TK et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - Although natural language processing (NLP) can rapidly extract disease labels from radiology reports to create datasets for deep learning models, this may be less accurate than having radiologists manually review the images. In this study, we comp...

Geographic accessibility to health facilities predicts uptake of community-based tuberc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2022.04.031
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Jenkins HE, Ayuk S et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - Annually, more than 30% of individuals with tuberculosis (TB) remain undiagnosed. We aimed to assess whether geographic accessibility measures can identify neighborhoods that would benefit from TB screening services targeted toward closing the dia...

Incidence and predictors of initial antiretroviral therapy regimen change among childre...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8991888
BMC Pediatrics; Azmeraw M, Workineh Y et. al.

Apr 10th, 2022 - The inconsistent use of antiretroviral therapy can lead to the risk of cross-resistance between drugs. This reduces subsequent antiretroviral drug options. The burden of initial antiretroviral therapy ranges from 11.3% in South Africa to 71.8% in ...

Tuberculosis screening among HIV-positive inpatients: a systematic review and individua...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8964502
The Lancet. HIV; Dhana A, Hamada Y et. al.

Mar 27th, 2022 - Since 2011, WHO has recommended that HIV-positive inpatients be routinely screened for tuberculosis with the WHO four-symptom screen (W4SS) and, if screened positive, receive a molecular WHO-recommended rapid diagnostic test (eg, Xpert MTB/RIF [Xp...

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Guidelines  1 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 18th, 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 ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Economic Evaluation of Periodic Occupational Health Screening
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04684316

Jan 26th, 2021 - In Belgium, Periodic Health Screenings (PHS) are obliged by law for several occupations and allow for early detection of health problems, advice towards risk-free behaviour, timely risk reductions or referrals to other care personnel. This makes t...

Effect Of Anti TNF Alpha Therapy And Their Adverse Effects In Ankylosing Spondylitis In A North Indian Population
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01361542

Jan 26th, 2012 - Ankylosing spondylitis not responding to conventional therapy has been effectively treated with Anti TNF therapy. In addition studies have shown that TNF has a role in osteoporosis of inflammatory diseases. The hypothesis that anti TNF therapy may...

Evaluation of The Efficacy And Safety of Intra-Articular Etanercept in Patients With Refractory Knee Joint Synovitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00678782

May 16th, 2008 - The study is a single centre, placebo-controlled, single-blind, cross-over trial, with randomization of treatment sequence and open-label extension to be conducted in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthropathies patients wit...

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News  19 results

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...

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

Nov 7th, 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...

Multidrug Resistance Common in Hospitalized Adults With HIV in Malawi
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937601

Sep 18th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV-1 multidrug resistance is common and is associated with increased mortality among adults hospitalized with HIV infection in Malawi, according to a new study. HIV drug resistance is increasingly common in sub-Saharan...

3 new latent TB preventive regimens dramatically cut Tx time
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/222448/infectious-diseases/3-new-latent-tb-preventive-regimens-dramatically
MDedge Family Medicine; Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA

May 19th, 2020 - References Sterling TR, Njie G, Zenner D, et al. Guidelines for the treatment of latent tubercular infection: recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and the CDC, 2020.

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...

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