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Study Maps Genetics of Early Progression in TB
Study Maps Genetics of Early Progression in TB
Harvard Medical School | Sep 6, 2019
Findings could lead to better risk profiling, inform individualized interventions to prevent disease onset
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Standard TB Tests May Not Detect Infection in Certain Exposed Individuals
Standard TB Tests May Not Detect Infection in Certain Exposed Individuals
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center | Jul 4, 2019
Nearly 200 people from 2500 households with active TB were clearly exposed to TB for more than 10 years but the two most reliable tests came back negative on repeated tests
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Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
The Lancet | Mar 21, 2019
Tuberculosis can be treated, prevented, and cured, yet it kills 1.6 million people a year
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Advances in Tuberculosis Diagnostics
Advances in Tuberculosis Diagnostics
Laura M. Bolt, PhD | Feb 27, 2019
The ability to diagnose drug resistance is improving treatment strategies and outcomes
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Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Dec 19, 2018
Intense antibiotic use had a weaker association with resistance than extensive use

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Pulmonary Tuberculosis Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment
Pulmonary Tuberculosis Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment
University of California- San Fransico | Nov 6, 2018
The new study re-analyzed data from three pivotal TB trials that had failed to show the efficacy of four-month treatments over the standard six-month duration
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Latent TB Treatment: Shorter Is Better
Latent TB Treatment: Shorter Is Better
McGill University | Aug 3, 2018
Game-changing study on treatment of latent Tuberculosis shows a novel, short therapy is safer and more effective in children and adults than standard therapy