Tuberculosis, Meningeal

Known as: tuberculosis meninges, TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS, meningitis tuberculous 
A form of bacterial meningitis caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or rarely MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. The organism seeds the meninges and forms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The study documented the emergence of new forms of resistant bacilli (totally drug-resistant [TDR] or super… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We used large sequence polymorphisms to determine the genotypes of 397 isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from human… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The factors that govern the development of tuberculosis disease are incompletely understood. We hypothesized that some strains of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND BCG vaccine has shown consistently high efficacy against childhood tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Although meningitis is the most severe form of infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the immunopathogenesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is still a leading cause of death worldwide. Almost a third of the world's population is infected… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT No large-scale study has investigated the impact of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) on the outcome of standard… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio…
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1. A 6-mo regimen consisting of isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide given for 2 mo followed by isoniazid and rifampin for 4 mo… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The protective effect of BCG against tuberculosis (TB) estimated in randomized controlled trials and observational studies ranges… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Clinical and immunologic evidence suggests that tuberculous pleuritis provides a model to understand protective immune mechanisms… (More)
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