tuberculosis

4-drug combination regimen effective for TB

Compared to separate drug administration, a 4-drug combination regimen had comparable effectiveness in patients with tuberculosis according to a study in JAMA. Read more at http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/14/1415.abstract.

Dosing strategy may reduce toxicity of TB treatment

Giving patients with tuberculosis (TB) lower doses of the bedaquiline together with verapamil might lead to the same antibacterial effects as higher toxic doses of bedaquiline, according to…
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Tuberculin skin test interpretations

As required for volunteer work at a local hospital, Monica, a 28-year-old woman, arrives as a new patient at a small community clinic to request a tuberculosis (TB)…

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