Tuberculous meningitis

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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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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 239 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Validation of thwaites' diagnostic scoring system for the differential diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis and bacterial meningitis.
 

Author(s): Yan-liang Zhang, Su Lin, Ling-yun Shao, Wen-hong Zhang, Xin-hua Weng

Journal: Jpn. J. Infect. Dis.. 2014 ;67(6):428-31.

 

To compare the clinical features of patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and bacterial meningitis (BM) and to validate Thwaites' diagnostic scoring system for the differential diagnosis of TBM and BM, a retrospective review of 211 patients with TBM or BM who were admitted to ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Glial alterations in tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis and their relation to HIV co-infection--a study on human brains.
 

Author(s): Surya Tripathi, Ishan Patro, Anita Mahadevan, Nisha Patro, Mariamma Phillip, Susarla Krishna Shankar

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Tuberculosis and cryptococcal infection of the central nervous system are common AIDS-associated opportunistic infections in tropical underdeveloped and developing countries. To date, research on these infections has focused on clinical, imaging, laboratory diagnosis, and animal models ...

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2014

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Short intensified treatment in children with drug-susceptible tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Anna Turkova, James A Seddon, Andrew J Nunn, Diana M Gibb, Patrick P J Phillips

Journal: Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.. 2014 Sep;33(9):993.

 

Last Updated: 1 Nov 2014

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of a decade of developments focusing on prognostic factors for outcome.
 

Author(s): Flavia Brancusi, Jeremy Farrar, Dorothee Heemskerk

Journal: Future Microbiol. 2012 Sep;7(9):1101-16.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of TB. Despite treatment, mortality and long-term disability remain unacceptably high. Prevention, early recognition, diagnosis and treatment are fundamental to improving outcomes. However, an effective vaccine remains elusive, ...

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2012

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Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of 160 cases.
 

Author(s): Filiz Pehlivanoglu, Kadriye Kart Yasar, Gonul Sengoz

Journal: ScientificWorldJournal. 2012 ;2012():169028.

 

This study aimed to evaluate epidemiological, clinical, laboratory, and neuroimaging features of 160 adult patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) according to "Thwaites' diagnostic index."

Last Updated: 23 May 2012

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[Tuberculous meningitis: tips for diagnosis and proposals for treatment].
 

Author(s): Martín Lasso B

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2011 Jun;28(3):238-47.

 

Diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is always a challenge. We must give importance for duration of clinical manifestations. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) has own characteristic and it have to be control several times during the treatment. Adenosin deaminase with cut off more than ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2011

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Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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High-dose Rifampicin for the Treatment of Tuberculous Meningitis: a Dose-finding Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis, Meningeal

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2015

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