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

Tuberculous meningitis is associated with higher cerebrospinal HIV-1 viral loads compared to other HIV-1-associated meningitides.
 

Author(s): Ikanyeng D Seipone, Ravesh Singh, Vinod B Patel, Avashna Singh, Michelle L Gordon, Daniel M Muema, Keertan Dheda, Thumbi Ndung'u

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To gain a better understanding of the immunopathogenesis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and identify potential diagnostic biomarkers that may discriminate TBM from other HIV-1-associated meningitides, we assessed HIV-1 viral load levels, drug resistance patterns in antiretroviral ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Absence of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in tuberculous meningitis is a common occurrence in HIV co-infection and a predictor of poor outcomes.
 

Author(s): Fiona V Cresswell, Ananta S Bangdiwala, David B Meya, Nathan C Bahr, Jose E Vidal, M Estée Török, Le Thi Phuong Thao, Guy E Thwaites, David R Boulware

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2018 03;68():77-78.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A fatal case of tuberculous meningitis in a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a diagnostic challenge.
 

Author(s): Zumrut Sahbudak Bal, Pinar Yazici, Semra Sen, Cenk Eraslan, Cengiz Cavusoglu, Bulent Karapinar, Fadil Vardar

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(5):709-711.

 

The prognosis of tuberculous meningitis, a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, depends on the stage of treatment initiation. We report a fatal case of tuberculous meningitis. The patient had received successive tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonists and abatacept to treat juvenile ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Standardized Methods for Enhanced Quality and Comparability of Tuberculous Meningitis Studies.
 

Author(s): Ben J Marais, Anna D Heemskerk, Suzaan S Marais, Reinout van Crevel, Ursula Rohlwink, Maxine Caws, Graeme Meintjes, Usha K Misra, Nguyen T H Mai, Rovina Ruslami, James A Seddon, Regan Solomons, Ronald van Toorn, Anthony Figaji, Helen McIlleron, Robert Aarnoutse, Johan F Schoeman, Robert J Wilkinson, Guy E Thwaites,

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2017 02;64(4):501-509.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) remains a major cause of death and disability in tuberculosis-endemic areas, especially in young children and immunocompromised adults. Research aimed at improving outcomes is hampered by poor standardization, which limits study comparison and the generalizability ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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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: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2018

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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: 13 Jul 2018

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