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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...

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment Prevention and prognosis

    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...

    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 ...

    Mycobacterium Avium Complex Professional

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

    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 ] Scotlan...

    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. [ ...

    Cat Scratch Disease Professional

    Depending to some extent on a history of exposure or travel to endemic areas, a short list would include: Brucellosis Infectious mononucleosis Sarcoidosis Yersinia pestis (plag...

    HIV and Skin Disorders Professional

    Infection may occur with unusual species of mycobacterium such as Mycobacterium avium . Syphilis is not confined to history but occurs more frequently in patients who have same s...

    Leprosy Professional

    Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by an obligate intracellular bacillus Mycobacterium leprae . Although rarely seen in the UK, leprosy is one of the most common causes of peripheral ne...

    Buruli Ulcer Professional

    Synonyms: Bairnsdale ulcer, Daintree ulcer, Mossman ulcer, Searl ulcer, Kakerifu ulcer, Toro ulcer Buruli ulcer is a chronic, indolent, necrotising disease of the skin and soft tissue caused by ...

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