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To investigate the potency of a hand-held point-of-care electronic-nose to diagnose pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) among those suspected of PTB.
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Quantitated Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) H37Rv DNA was used to analyse the sensitivity and the specificity was assessed using DNA isolated from the reference strain H37Rv, 12 non-tuberculous myco...
Pulmonary tuberculosis caused by an intracellular pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis continues to exist as a hazardous disease to human life globally. Genetic polymorphisms regulate resistance and s...
To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of line probe assays for drug- resistant tuberculosis (TB) in China. Chinese databases (CNKI, Wanfang, SinoMed, VIP Information) and English databases (PubMed, Emb...
Diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) in children is challenging. Epidemiological data of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) are urgently needed.
In recent years, the development of a rapid, simple, and low-cost meat assessment system using an electronic nose (e-nose) has been the concern of researchers. In this data article, we provide a time ...
Pulmonary tuberculosis is one of the most important infectious diseases in human with high mortality. Early diagnosis followed by antibiotic treatment is the only way for control of the d...
The purpose of this study is to determine the diagnostic utility of the device 'Electronic Nose' for Pleural TB, which is a Extra pulmonary TB form, compared with pleural biopsy, the curre...
Diagnosis of extra pulmonary tuberculosis remains especially challenging since the number of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli present in tissues at sites of disease is often low and clin...
Determine the diagnostic accuracy for pulmonary tuberculosis in adults of the E-Nose in Venezuela.
Diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB)in young children is a challenge due to atypical non-specific symptoms, difficulty to expectorate mucus, paucibacillary nature of pulmonary TB and low sensiti...
Measures for assessing the results of diagnostic and screening tests. Sensitivity represents the proportion of truly diseased persons in a screened population who are identified as being diseased by the test. It is a measure of the probability of correctly diagnosing a condition. Specificity is the proportion of truly nondiseased persons who are so identified by the screening test. It is a measure of the probability of correctly identifying a nondiseased person. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Tuberculosis of the brain, spinal cord, or meninges (TUBERCULOSIS, MENINGEAL), most often caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and rarely by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. The infection may be limited to the nervous system or coexist in other organs (e.g., TUBERCULOSIS, PULMONARY). The organism tends to seed the meninges causing a diffuse meningitis and leads to the formation of TUBERCULOMA, which may occur within the brain, spinal cord, or perimeningeal spaces. Tuberculous involvement of the vertebral column (TUBERCULOSIS, SPINAL) may result in nerve root or spinal cord compression. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp717-20)
The dormant form of TUBERCULOSIS where the person shows no obvious symptoms and no sign of the causative agent (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) in the SPUTUM despite being positive for tuberculosis infection skin test.
A device used to detect airborne odors, gases, flavors, volatile substances or vapors.
MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the lung.
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Over nine million new cases of TB, and nearly two million deaths from TB, are estimated to occur around the world every year, and new inf...