tuberculosis

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Synonyms for tuberculosis

TB

Synonyms for tuberculosis

an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

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Sputum smear-negative tuberculosis was diagnosed on the basis of clinical symptomatology, chest X-ray findings, raised ESR and response to antitubercular chemotherapy.
In-hospital contact investigation among health care workers after exposure to smear-negative tuberculosis.
Use of the MTB/RIF test reduced median time to treatment for smear-negative tuberculosis from 56 days (39 - 81) to 5 days (2 - 8).
Diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis using case definitions and treatment response in HIV-infected adults.