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Recurrent tuberculosis in a young child

A young child, 19 months of age, presented with a second episode of tuberculosis after full recovery from initial tuberculosis disease 6 months earlier. Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from both ...

Adjusting for comorbidity in incidence-based DALY calculations: an individual-based modeling approach

other, more complicated multimorbidity scenarios which are responsible for a high current global disease burden, such as tuberculosis and HIV  infection. Health Topics:  Burden of disease Fardeau de la ...

Antibiotic resistance prediction for Mycobacterium tuberculosis from genome sequence data with Mykrobe.

Volume 4 (2019) Abstract: Two billion people are infected with, leading to 10 million new cases of active tuberculosis and 1.5 million deaths annually. Universal access to drug susceptibility testing (DST) ...

In vitro activity of bedaquiline against slow-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria.

J Med Microbiol (2019) Keywords: Bedaquiline Mycobacteria nontuberculous Abstract: Bedaquiline (BDQ) is a recently approved antibiotic for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, but its ...

Strong increase of true and false positive mycobacterial cultures sent to the National Reference Centre in Belgium, 2007 to 2016.

at the NRC, highlighting the importance of sample decontamination/transport and equipment calibration in peripheral laboratories. Health Topics:  Tuberculosis Tuberculose Tuberculose Full text ...

Transcriptional profiling of a laboratory and clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain suggests respiratory poisoning upon exposure to delamanid

Source: Tuberculosis, Volume 117 (2019) Keywords: Delamanid Mycobacterium tuberculosis RNA sequencing Transciptomics Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is the most deadly infectious disease worldwide. To reduce TB ...

RNA-based drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

microbes and vectors, Issue Institute Pasteur, Paris, France (2018) Keywords: Mycobacterium tuberculosis; antimicrobial resistance; diagnostics Abstract: To counter the long turnaround time of standard ...

Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing

recommends drug-susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex for all patients with tuberculosis to guide treatment decisions and improve outcomes. Whether DNA sequencing can be used to ...

RNA-based drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Pieter-Jan Ceyssens Source: 39th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, Issue ESM, Dresden, Germany (2018) Keywords: drug susceptibility testing Mycobacterium tuberculosis Health Topics:  ...

The potential use of rifabutin for treatment of patients diagnosed with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis.

Frederick A Sirgel; Annelies Van Rie Source: J Antimicrob Chemother (2018) Keywords: rifabutin Tuberculosis Abstract: Background: Use of the Xpert MTB / RIF assay has increased the number of people diagnosed ...

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