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2 strains of bacteria cause nearly all TB cases in China

November 14, 2018
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4-month regimen effective in treating less severe TB cases

November 9, 2018
A new analysis of three pivotal tuberculosis trials showed that a shorter treatment regimen — 4 months instead of 6 — is effective in patients with minimal…
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Pyrosequencing improves time to MDR-TB diagnosis, treatment

November 8, 2018
The use of pyrosequencing to detect mutations associated with resistance to certain antibiotics resulted in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis receiving…
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Measles may leave kids susceptible to later infectious disease symptoms

November 1, 2018
Children residing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC, who had previously been infected with measles are more likely to develop acute infectious disease symptoms…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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Fluorescent imaging probe quickly detects gram-negative bacteria in lungs

October 27, 2018
Researchers developed a fluorescent imaging probe that can visualize gram-negative bacteria in human lungs in real time…
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VIDEO: Index patient in Minnesota MDR-TB outbreak was infectious for 5 years

April 21, 2018
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