Tuberculosis, Pulmonary

Known as: PHTHISIS, Unspecified pulmonary tuberculosis, Pulmonary Phthises 
A bacterial infection that affects the lungs and is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Most patients with tuberculosis do not have symptoms… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Global tuberculosis incidence has declined marginally over the past decade, and tuberculosis remains out of control in several… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy that reduces viral replication could limit the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Global control of tuberculosis is hampered by slow, insensitive diagnostic methods, particularly for the detection of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Interferon-γ is key in limiting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Here we show that vaccination triggered an accelerated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The epidemics of HIV-1 and tuberculosis in South Africa are closely related. High mortality rates in co-infected… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Extrapulmonary involvement can occur in isolation or along with a pulmonary focus as in the case of patients with disseminated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
8.4. Culture-negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis CONTENTS in Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 650… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
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Introduction I. Epidemiology II. Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis III. Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis IV. Clinical… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Current diagnostic tests for tuberculosis based on tuberculin have poor specificity, and both BCG vaccination and exposure to non… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of tuberculosis in urban populations is changing. Combining conventional epidemiologic techniques… (More)
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