Tuberculous meningitis

Common Name(s)

Tuberculous meningitis

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Tuberculous meningitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

http://www.musa.org

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 327 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Therapy for Tuberculous Meningitis.
 

Author(s): A Dorothee Heemskerk, Nguyen D Bang, Guy E Thwaites

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jun;374(22):2188-9.

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2016

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[A visualization study of research papers on childhood tuberculous meningitis in China and abroad over the past decade].
 

Author(s): Jing Gan, Shao-Lin Ye, Rong Luo, De-Zhi Mu, Chao-Min Wan

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 May;18(5):415-20.

 

To introduce co-word analysis into the analysis of the current research status of childhood tuberculous meningitis, to compare the similarities and differences in research topics of the field in China and abroad over the past decade, and to discover the advantages and weak links in ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2016

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Multi-drug resistant tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Priti Kambli, Chaitali Nikam, Anjali Shetty, Rajeev Soman, Camilla Rodrigues

Journal: Indian J Med Microbiol. ;34(2):255.

 

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Antibody detection tests for early diagnosis in tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): T Y Huang, X X Zhang, Q L Wu, W G Peng, G L Zheng, Y M Cai, M C Pang, Y E Wu

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Jul;48():64-9.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Microbiological confirmation is rare and treatment is often delayed. Early diagnosis and immediate initiation of treatment are essential for effective TBM control. A systematic review was performed in this study ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2016

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Corticosteroids for managing tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Kameshwar Prasad, Mamta B Singh, Hannah Ryan

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Tuberculous meningitis is a serious form of tuberculosis (TB) that affects the meninges that cover a person's brain and spinal cord. It is associated with high death rates and with disability in people who survive. Corticosteroids have been used as an adjunct to antituberculous drugs ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2016

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Diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: challenges and promises.
 

Author(s): Noraini Philip, Timothy William, Daisy Vanitha John

Journal: Malays J Pathol. 2015 Apr;37(1):1-9.

 

Tuberculosis (TB) which is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis infects primarily the lungs but it also affects other parts of the body. Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of TB and has the highest mortality and morbidity rate compared to other forms of TB. It is ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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The Relationships Between Gene Polymorphisms of LTA4H and Dexamethasone Treatment for Tuberculous Meningitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculous Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Optimizing Treatment to Improve TBM Outcomes in Children
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis, Meningeal

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2016

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