Printable fact sheet on tuberculosis, a bacterial disease

New York State Department of Health Tuberculosis (TB) Last Reviewed: June 2007 What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease usually affecting the lungs (pulmonary TB).

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Bovine Tuberculosis Last Updated: July 20, 2009 page 1 of 6 Importance Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease of cattle that occasionally affects other species of mammals.

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Abstract Tuberculosis case-finding is exceptionally low in south-central Somalia compared to the northern part of the country. A cross-sectional survey of a representative sample of the population living in south-central Somalia investigated the prevalence of suspected tuberculosis cases and ...

Tuberculosis: 2. History of the disease in Canada

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Tuberculosis Ñ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have determined that all healthcare workers should be educated about Tuberculosis (TB) in order to increase awareness and prevent transmission of the disease.


ODH-IDCM TUBERCULOSIS Page 1/Section 3 Revised 7/2011 TUBERCULOSIS (TB) REPORTING INFORMATION  Class B1: Report by the close of the next business day after the case or suspected case presents and/or a positive laboratory result to the county TB control unit where the patient resides.

Tuberculosis: A Radiologic Review1

EDUCATION EXHIBIT 1255 Tuberculosis: A Radiologic Revie w 1 ONLINE-ONLY CME /rg_cme.html. LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading this article and taking the test, the reader will be able to: *Identify the clinical and radiologic find-ingsin tuberculosis affecting the ...


PREFACE The World Health Organization's Stop TB Department has prepared this third edition of Treatment of tuberculosis: guidelines for national programmes with the help of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and experts worldwide.

Treatment of Tuberculosis

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Recommendations and Reports June 20, 2003 / Vol. 52 / No. RR-11 INSIDE: Continuing Education Examination Treatment of Tuberculosis American Thoracic Society, CDC, and Infectious Diseases Society of America Please note: An erratum has been published for this ...

TreaTmenT of Tuberculosis

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data: Treatment of tuberculosis: guidelines - 4th ed. WHO/HTM/TB/2009.420 1.Antitubercular agents - administration and dosage. 2.Tuberculosis, Pulmonary - drug therapy. 3.National health programs. 4.Patient compliance. 5.Guidelines.

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