Properties and potency of small molecule agents for treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections of the central nervous system.

@article{Bartzatt2011PropertiesAP,
  title={Properties and potency of small molecule agents for treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections of the central nervous system.},
  author={Ronald Bartzatt},
  journal={Central nervous system agents in medicinal chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          66-72
        }
}
Tuberculous meningitis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. This bacteria spreads to the brain from another site within the body. If untreated, tuberculous meningitis can be life-threatening. Substantial brain damage can result from infection which results in mental impairment, motor paralysis, seizures, and abnormal behavior. This study presents the analysis of the effectiveness of 13 novel tuberculostatic agents, along with isoniazid (a… CONTINUE READING
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