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Comorbidities in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Cases in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, India: Opportunities for Intervention

An estimated 10.6 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) occur annually in the world, and India accounts for 27% of these. The emergence of drug-resistant TB creates a renewed sense of urgency to control…

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The impact of Glycemic Status on Radiological Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients

Tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are both important global health issues. In addition, the link between TB and DM has been demonstrated, and these conditions may complicate each other at…

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Transcriptome analysis of mycobacteria in sputum samples of pulmonary tuberculosis patients

The success of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a human pathogen is largely due to its ability to switch between latent and active states and to adapt to different environments and stresses. These adaptations are reflected by…

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A Systematic Review of the Prevalence and Pattern of Imaging Defined Post-TB Lung Disease

Pulmonary TB remains an important cause of chronic respiratory impairment in LMICs. 5.2 million incident cases of PTB were reported globally…

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The Effectiveness and Safety of Fluoroquinolone-Containing Regimen as a First-Line Treatment for Drug-Sensitive Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a contagious disease in which the human lung is primarily infected by a pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Rapid Screening of MDR-TB in Cases of Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis Using Geno Type MTBDRplus

Tuberculosis, a major cause of morbidity and mortality, is the greatest killer worldwide alongside HIV due to a single infectious agent. There were 6.0 million new TB cases in 2014 and 1.5 million TB deaths…

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The Influence of Smoking on Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients

Smoking is significantly associated with increased risks of tuberculous infection, tuberculosis (TB) disease, TB mortality and recurrent TB. TB patients who have smoked are more likely to transmit TB to their…

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