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

Novel approach based on one-tube nested PCR and a lateral flow strip for highly sensitive diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Yajuan Sun, Jiajun Chen, Jia Li, Yawei Xu, Hui Jin, Na Xu, Rui Yin, Guohua Hu

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Rapid and sensitive detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. Tb) in cerebrospinal fluid is crucial in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM), but conventional diagnostic technologies have limited sensitivity and specificity or are time-consuming. In this work, a novel, highly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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High-performance liquid chromatography with time-programmed fluorescence detection for the quantification of Levofloxacin in human plasma and cerebrospinal fluid in adults with tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Pham Van Toi, Thomas Pouplin, Nguyen Duc Khanh Tho, Pham Nguyen Phuong, Tran Thi Hong Chau, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Dorothee Heemskerk, Tran Tinh Hien, Guy E Thwaites

Journal: J. Chromatogr. B Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci.. 2017 Sep;1061-1062():256-262.

 

An accurate and reliable high-performance liquid chromatography with time-programmed fluorescence detection was developed and validated to measure levofloxacin in human plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). After solid phase extraction process using EvoluteĀ® ABN 96 fixed well plate; ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cerebrospinal fluid matrix metalloproteinase 9 levels, blood-brain barrier permeability, and treatment outcome in tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Sharada Mailankody, Gurukiran V Dangeti, Rajendiran Soundravally, Noyal M Joseph, Jharna Mandal, Tarun K Dutta, Tamilarasu Kadhiravan

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Tuberculous meningitis is characterized by elevated levels of matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP9) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). However, it is unclear whether elevated MMP9 levels are associated with poor treatment outcome. We tested the hypothesis that pretreatment MMP9 levels ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Stratified Trial of Adjunctive Corticosteroids for HIV-uninfected Adults With Tuberculous Meningitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis; Tuberculous Meningitis; Drug-Induced Liver Injury

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2017

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Adjunctive Corticosteroids for Tuberculous Meningitis in HIV-infected Adults (The ACT HIV Trial)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis; Tuberculous Meningitis; Drug-Induced Liver Injury; HIV; IRIS

 

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2017

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