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

Hemichorea in tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Marcus Vinicius Pinto, Tiago Aguiar, Renata Nogueira, Ana Carolina Dias, Ana Lúcia Rosso

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Mar;72(3):254.

 

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2014

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Diagnostic accuracy of intracellular mycobacterium tuberculosis detection for tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Guo-dong Feng, Ming Shi, Lei Ma, Ping Chen, Bing-ju Wang, Min Zhang, Xiao-lin Chang, Xiu-chu Su, Yi-ning Yang, Xin-hong Fan, Wen Dai, Ting-ting Liu, Ying He, Ting Bian, Li-xin Duan, Jin-ge Li, Xiao-ke Hao, Jia-yun Liu, Xin Xue, Yun-zhang Song, Hai-qin Wu, Guo-qiang Niu, Li Zhang, Cui-juan Han, Hong Lin, Zhi-hui Lin, Jian-jun Liu, Qian Jian, Jin-she Zhang, Ye Tian, Bai-yu Zhou, Jing Wang, Chang-hu Xue, Xiao-fang Han, Jian-feng Wang, Shou-lian Wang, Guy E Thwaites, Gang Zhao

Journal: Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2014 Feb;189(4):475-81.

 

Early diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous meningitis saves lives, but current laboratory diagnostic tests lack sensitivity.

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Nguyen Thi Quynh Nhu, Dorothee Heemskerk, Do Dang Anh Thu, Tran Thi Hong Chau, Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Ho Dang Trung Nghia, Pham Phu Loc, Dang Thi Minh Ha, Laura Merson, Tran Thi Van Thinh, Jeremy Day, Nguyen van Vinh Chau, Marcel Wolbers, Jeremy Farrar, Maxine Caws

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Jan;52(1):226-33.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Microbiological confirmation is rare, and treatment is often delayed, increasing mortality and morbidity. The GeneXpert MTB/RIF test was evaluated in a large cohort of patients with suspected tuberculous meningitis. ...

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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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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A Pilot Study of Adjunctive Aspirin for the Treatment of HIV Negative Adults With Tuberculous Meningitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculous Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis, Meningeal

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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