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What is the latest treatment for avian tuberculosis in humans?

What is the latest treatment for avian tuberculosis in humans?

M bovis?: If you mean m. Bovis: regular treatment without pza. Most importantly: must be treated by an expert doc! ...Read more

Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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What are the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis tb?

What are the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis tb?

Pulmonary TB: Which is the most common form causes cough, sputum production sometimes with blood, night sweats and weight loss. It is diagnosed by chest x-ray and sputum exam and culture. Extra pulmonary TB such as in the kidney, bone or nervous system will cause symptoms related to the organ involved but renal TB may be remarkably silent until late in the disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mycobacterium tuberculosis?

What are the symptoms of mycobacterium tuberculosis?

Depends on where: But the most common site for tuberculosis is the lung and symptoms include fever, cough, night sweats and weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tuberculosis and bronchitis. (symptoms)?

What is the difference between tuberculosis and bronchitis. (symptoms)?

TB MAKES YOU SICKER: Tuberculosis can cause cough, expectoration, coughing up blood, fever, night sweats, chest discofort or pain depending on the spread in the lungs, shortness of breath, weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite bronchitis may cause cough, fever, expectoration and shorter course. ...Read more

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What is the differences between the symptoms of tuberculosis and pneumonia ?

What is the differences between the symptoms of tuberculosis and pneumonia ?

See below: Pneumonia has an acute onset of cough, fever and sometimes shortness of breath and chest pains. Rales are heard on auscultation of the lungs and an infiltrate is seen on chest x-ray. Tb is a more chronic illness characterized by cough, night sweats, weight loss, a positive PPD skin test or gamma interferon release test with apical infiltrates on cxr. Sputum smears and cultures are + for afb/tb. ...Read more

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Please say the symptoms of tuberculosis..I m suffering from cough since last week. What had happened?

Unlikely to be TB: Tb is pretty rare today. Given that you're smoker that's the most likely cause of your cough. Stop smoking! allergies, pneumonia, bronchiti, asthma and many other things can cause a cough. ...Read more

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What should you do if you think your child has been exposed to tuberculosis, and what are the immediate symptoms?

What should you do if you think your child has been exposed to tuberculosis, and what are the immediate symptoms?

See your doctor: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease, but symptoms may be slow to develop. I'd inform my doctor of the exposure, and he/she can determine the plan of action. Retesting is an important part of monitoring TB exposure. ...Read more

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I didn't get reply I was diagnosed gi tuberculosis I took att for 12 months some symptoms disappeared still some present now all reports r norm?

I didn't get reply I was diagnosed gi tuberculosis I took att for 12 months some symptoms disappeared still some present now all reports r norm?

Mgt/eval.: The therapy should include cultures to determine resistance of the bacteria. The therapy is then adjusted accordingly. If you have fever, chills, pain, you should have another scan and cultures. It can recur, but usually the treatment is sufficient. ...Read more

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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Tuberculosis (Definition)

Is an infection in the body with mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is almost always acquired via the respiratory tract from which it can spread to other organs. After that, the immune system walls the bacteria off. All of this usually occurs without symptoms. After that, activation of the infection can occur in about 10% of the total patients. Half of this risk is in ...Read more