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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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 335 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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Cerebrospinal fluid IgG against TB-SA for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): W Zhang, X-X Guo, X-F Wang, M-S Wang

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2016 ;20(3):462-6.

 

A commercial enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) detecting cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) IgG against TB-SA (CYPCO TB (IgG) ELISA assay) for diagnosing tuberculous meningitis (TBM) was evaluated retrospectively. Meanwhile, Pandy test was introduced to grade patients, improving its ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2016

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis, Meningeal

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2016

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