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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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Uzbekistan's efforts to reduce the burden of tuberculosis have resulted in improved tuberculosis control, reduced morbidity and mortality, and a decrease in tuberculosis cases and deaths compared to a decade ago.
Tuberculosis (TB), a highly infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, mainly affects the lungs.
Provide access to the treatment of drug resistant forms of tuberculosis, including at the facilities of the penal system: Provide treatment to TB patients and scale up infection control measures at the anti-tuberculosis institutions of the penal system, equipment and consumables will be procured for the bacteriological laboratory of the NTBH at CF-12, which will allow using methods of rapid testing for tuberculosis, and so will be personal protective equipment face masks and infection control means.
Al-Nayef said that the Ministry's goal is to cut tuberculosis case numbers to half by 2015.
An even more stubborn version, resistant to more antibiotics, is called extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and has been detected in 84 countries.
In a message on the occasion, Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director of WHO's Eastern Mediterranean Region has pointed out that the global health community has come a long way in its struggle against tuberculosis, and achieved appreciable progress in meeting global targets to prevent and control tuberculosis during recent years.
Tuberculosis is a nationally notifiable disease in Australia, with medical practitioners and testing laboratories legally required to report all tuberculosis cases in all Australian states and territories.
Culture of the bladder debris ultimately returned positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis after a 7-week incubation.
Cases of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis have been particularly observed in association with newly introduced TNF-a blockers.
He added that the campaign relies on purposes and new ambitious objectives to eliminate tuberculosis for 2011-2015, diverting efforts towards eliminating tuberculosis; a plan launched by the partnership to eliminate tuberculosis in October 2010.
The test utilizes the 38-kDa and 16-kDa antigens (which are both highly specific recombinant antigens for the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex) to test the serum for the presence of antibodies.
The guideline in English language will help medical and technical staff to deal with patients and employees of the national tuberculosis programme to fight tuberculosis.
3 million people with tuberculosis (TB) in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region have successfully been provided with treatment and care through DOTS, the basic package that underpins the global Stop TB strategy.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that spreads through the air.
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