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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… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Background Accurate, rapid detection of tuberculosis (TB) and TB drug resistance is critical for improving patient care and… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
BACKGROUND Pulmonary rehabilitation is recognized as a core component of the management of individuals with chronic respiratory… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND The increasing global burden of tuberculosis (TB) is linked to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. METHODS… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In the past decade, leptospirosis has emerged as a globally important infectious disease. It occurs in urban environments of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
8.4. Culture-negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis CONTENTS in Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 650… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
OBJECTIVE To estimate the risk and prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection and tuberculosis (TB) incidence… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
SUMMARY OF APPROACH The approach to surgery in the patient with COPD is summa-rized below. Surgery Definitely indicated Lung… Expand
Review
1987
Review
1987
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are the major causes of pulmonary disability in the United States, with… Expand