WHO says world faces possible crisis in untreatable TB

...a third of the countries have a form of TB resistant to multiple drugs. Untreatable...Ivory Coast have so much drug-resistant TB that it threatens to overwhelm local health...tuberculosis," said Dr. Michael Iseman, TB chief at the National Jewish Medical and...

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Experts look for highly contagious strain of TB

...came in contact with. While clusters of TB are not unusual, this one was unique because...certain what made this particular form of TB so virulent. So far, it has not turned...infected, and 22 of them have developed TB. The last was found in early 1997. "This...

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Judge orders TB patient to remain hospitalized

...confined while undergoing medical treatment for TB for at least nine months. The health department...department registered nurse in charge of TB patient care, told the judge Monday. Without...hard to treat drug-resistant strain of TB, spread to others, and Ms. Sexton could...

High school awaits results of TB tests

...who tested positive last week for inactive TB. Health Department officials Friday tested...Saturday. Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a lung disease that can spread through...person's body defenses are weakened, inactive TB germs become active, according to health...

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UGA workers tested for TB after lab spill

...tuberculosis after they may have been exposed to a weakened form of TB bacteria in a lab accident.The workers are not at risk of contracting...potential consequence is that workers might have false-positive TB tests in the future, she said.The bacteria, called Bacillus...

TB patient ordered to undergo medical treatment at South Carolina facility

...Pearre agreed to begin treatment again and Jolly released him from custody. He was arrested again Thursday after he made an office visit without wearing the protective mask worn to stop the spread of TB, which is an airborne infectious disease.

One positive TB reaction at Columbia County elementary school

...chest X-ray and was possibly exposed to TB. He was sent home until he could be further...It has not yet been confirmed that he has TB.As a precautionary measure, the health department provided free TB tests to the boy's classmates, teachers...

TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

...teachers who teach that child to have a TB skin test. We will provide that at the...bus with them urging them to get tested. TB is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria...It's not generally casually shared."The TB bacteria is spread when an infected person...

TB tests for Ga. high school students

...symptoms, but testing will done at both schools as a precaution. Tuberculosis, or TB, is caused by a bacterium that typically attacks the lungs. Health officials say TB is spread through the air, but not through general contact with others, such...

Westside High tuberculosis case investigated

...school officials confirmed Wednesday, and a TB testing session for students and staff is...the Richmond County Health Department's TB staff.Richmond County school Superintendent...system nurses for further information on TB."I know these things can be very scary...