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    Tuberculosis Conditions

    Tuberculosis, Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection with a germ (bacterium) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis . If you have symptoms or a doctor can find unusual signs when ex...

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    Tuberculosis Professional

    Tuberculosis, In humans it is caused by bacteria of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (which includes M. tuberculosis , M. bovis and M. africanum ). , tubercu...

    Tuberculosis Prevention and Screening Professional

    Tuberculosis Prevention and Screening, A purified protein derivative (PPD) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is injected intradermally into the flexor surface of the forearm and the lo...

    Mycobacterium Avium Complex Professional

    Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Synonyms: Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare, MAI There are two discrete species in the Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC): Mycobacterium ...

    Erythema Induratum Professional

    One antigen is Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Patients with erythema induratum have a strongly positive tuberculin skin test and a marked increase in their peripheral T-lymphocyte response to ...

    Mycobacterial Skin Infections Professional

    It causes fistulae and scarring. Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be identified both in the nodes and in the material draining on to the skin surface. , tuberculosis of skin (d...

    Notifiable Diseases Professional

    In Scotland, written notification should be undertaken electronically via the SCI Gateway. [ 3 ] Lists of notifiable diseases England [ 5 ] Northern Ireland [ 2 ] Scotland...

    Epiglottitis Professional

    ., Moraxella catarrhalis and   Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Viruses include herpes simplex virus, with bacterial superinfection.

    BCG Vaccination Professional

    The live attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis known as bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) uses shared antigens to stimulate the development of cross-immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis...

    Spinal Tuberculosis Professional

    Spinal Tuberculosis, Epidemiology Spinal tuberculosis is rare in the UK but in developing countries it represents about 50% of musculoskeletal tuberculosis [ 2 ] . Spinal ...

    Prostatitis Professional

    Rarer causes include Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Non-bacterial Elevated prostatic pressures. Pelvic floor myalgia.

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Professional

    Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary. Mycobacterium tuberculosis , any site (pulmonary or extrapulmonary). Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal (>1 month's duration).

    Right Iliac Fossa Pain Professional

    ., Escherichia coli , Streptococcus viridans and Yersinia spp. have all been implicated as well as Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Giardia lamblia. [ 2 ] It may occur in adults but i...

    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Professional

    PID can be caused by genital mycoplasmas, endogenous vaginal flora (anaerobic and aerobic bacteria), aerobic streptococci, Mycobacterium tuberculosis , and sexually transmitted infections su...

    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Professional

    Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary. Mycobacterium tuberculosis , any site (pulmonary or extrapulmonary). Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal (>1 month's duration).

    Infant Feeding Professional

    HBV-infected mothers should be encouraged to breast-feed their infants. [ 13 ] Although the hepatitis C virus (HCV)  can be found in maternal milk, breast-feeding is not contra-indicated. [ ...

    HIV and AIDS Conditions

    Typically, a person with AIDS has: A very low level of CD4 T cells (around 200 cells per cubic millimetre of blood or below); and/or One or more opportunistic infections such as Pneumocystis...

    BCG Immunisation Conditions

    BCG (bacillus Calmette-Guérin) immunisation is used to protect against tuberculosis (TB). It contains a small number of modified TB germs (bacteria). BCG immunisation stimulates body def...

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    Fungal Lung Infections Conditions

    People with a weakened immune system from other illnesses like HIV, tuberculosis, or cystic fibrosis are those who are most affected by fungal lung infections. People who take medications ...

    Bronchiectasis Conditions

    Generally the cause is something that has created infection or inflammation in the lungs: A bad infection with tuberculosis . A bad dose of pneumonia . A blood clot in the lungs...

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