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Management of children with tuberculosis admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit
Objectives. To review the incidence, clinical features, ventilatory support and outcome of children with tuberculosis (TB) admitted to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in a region with an high incidence of TB. Materials ...
Decline in total serum IgE after treatment for tuberculosis
Background. Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces a type-1 immune response, whereas intestinal parasites elicit a type-2 response. Given that type-1 and type-2 responses inhibit each other, we investigated if ...
Transmission of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain resembling 'strain W' among noninstitutionalized, human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative patients
Since 1990, several outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR- TB) have been described among institutionalized patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We describe a community MDR-TB outbreak ...