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TB Meningitis 9/29/2009 Morning Report Maggie Davis Hovda Incidence 2005: In the US there were 186 cases of meningeal TB, which accounted for 6.3% of all ...
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Meningitis Bacterial Viral ( aseptic) TB Fungal Chemical Parasitic ? Carcinomatous Meningitis Definition Bacterial meningitis is an inflammatory response to ...
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Complications associated with encephalitis and ICP TB Meningitis Usually insidious: difficult to diagnose in early stages (fever 30%, URTI 20%) ...
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1889- First procedure to access the dural space consisted of a cut down procedure to help decrease intracranial pressure in people in TB meningitis by Walter Essex Wynter
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Cryptococcal meningitis and tuberculosis: Key considerations on when to start ART? ... ART initiation in TB studies. ART initiation in Cryptococcal meningitis.
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Ethambutol/Ethionamide (ETH) Typically 6 month tx: all 4 drugs x 2 months, then INH/RIF x 4 months TB meningitis and disseminated TB: 9-12mo 4 drugs x 2mo, ...
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... Meningitis and Tuberculoma Tuberculoma Seizures and focal signs CT or MRI: contrast-enhanced ring lesions Miliary Tuberculosis Hematogenously disseminated TB ...
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Because TB meningitis is a deadly disease, ... Global Epidemiology of Pediatric Tuberculosis (TB) Author: nchstp\dtbe Last modified by: Connie Gates Created Date:
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Laboratory exams in the diagnosis of CNS infections Dr Paul Matthew Pasco June 7, 2008 Lab exams for bacterial meningitis CSF GS/CS CSF cytology (+) of bacterial ...
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Meningitis Commonly Asked Questions Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D. Meningitis – Who was awake? Which of the following are true about cryptococcal meningitis?
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... 1990 TB MENINGITIS primary seeding caseous lesion adjacent ... activation PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS LOOK ALIKE... TB IN CHILDREN SUMMARY There is no such ...
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A 20 year-old male with Altered Mental Status Jesse ... ring-enhancing lesions Usually present as a mass lesion but can occur in the setting of Tb meningitis ...
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TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS, 2003 American Thoracic Society Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infectious Diseases Society of America
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Meningitis and Encephalitis in the Older Patient Debra Bynum, MD Division of Geriatric Medicine University of North Carolina Chapel Hill April 2007
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Opening Pressure=350 mm, WBC=20, India Ink=Pos. What is the most likely diagnosis? Cryptococcal relapse TB meningitis Immune Reconstitution Syndrome ...
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New England TB Control Program HIV and TB Joseph Gadbaw, Jr., MD Lawrence and Memorial Hospital New London, CT
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MENINGITIS Laurie J Burton, MD PEM Fellows Conference ... (>25 percent) can be seen in the CSF differential count Tb meningitis cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ...
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... Meningitis or encephalitis? Bacterial or ... .15 mg/kg q 6 hours x 4 days Corticosteroids also important in management of TB meningitis Case Answers HIV ...
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Meningitis and Encephalitis: Diagnosis and Treatment Update Definitions Meningitis – inflammation of the meninges Encephalitis – infection of the brain parenchyma ...
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Tuberculosis and the Immune ... risk of subsequent TB relapse in patients who experienced IRIS during early TB treatment. Cryptococcal meningitis treated with HAART ...
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Ultimately became a widely-used diagnostic test for TB infection. Immune Response to Tuberculin. ... (TB meningitis & disseminated or miliary TB) ...
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The role of the Childhood TB Subgroup in vaccine ... gastric lavage Efficacy of BCG vaccination Case-control studies with strain typing TB meningitis and ...
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BACTERIAL MENINGITIS Gebre K. Tseggay, MD November 21, 2005 MAJOR CHANGES IN EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENINGITIS SINCE THE 1990’S mainly due to the introduction of Hib ...
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Treatment the same as pulmonary TB CNS Syphilis Secondary Aseptic meningitis Tertiary Meningovascular General Paresis Tabes Dorsalis Asymptomatic neurosyphilis ...
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Special Situations in the Treatment of MDR TB. Dr. Ashraf Abdulhaseeb. Chest Diseases Consultant. ... Several reports detail poor outcomes of DR-TB meningitis.
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Module 5: Principles of Treatment Session Overview Aims of TB Treatment General Principles Treatment Guidelines Learning Objectives Describe 3 basic principles of TB ...
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... develop TB disease Two after initial negative PPD (Missed opportunity) 1 TB meningitis, 2 ... of TB Contact investigation interview failure Delay in ...
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NEISSERIA Introduction The Neisseriae are G-ve diplococci Pathogens are:- N.meningitidis N.gonorrhoeae Exacting growth requirements Commensals ...
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The medical evaluation of the child confirms the diagnosis of TB meningitis. ... Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Tuberculosis Disease * TB medical ...
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Title: Infection Control Update for Surveyors Author: dyket Last modified by: Kendrick, ReChelle Created Date: 11/17/2005 9:43:37 PM Document presentation format
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With a potential or known TB, meningitis, influenza ... Disease Four Types of Infectious Agents Communicable Disease Exposure/Routes of Infection Diseases ...
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TB in TennesseeThe Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Jason Cummins, MPH. ... Pediatric TB Meningitis Case. 28 month-old Hispanic male. Source case: maternal grandmother.
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Tuberculosis Objectives Know current epidemiologic trends in TB Know indications for testing for TB exposure and the tests available Be familiar with treatments for ...
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Meningitis caused by a virus is very rarely life threatening but can cause the body to become very weak. When bacteria invade the body they can cause meningitis, ...
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BCG protects infants against tb meningitis and miliary disease No ... 2_Flow 3_Flow Pediatric Tuberculosis Objectives Epidemiology TB in 21st Century ...
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... High protein, Low glucose, lymphocytic pleocytosis * This CSF pattern seen in other disease, thus if TB meningitis highly suspected (tve, TST CSF ...
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Raising awareness of the disease and incorporation of private practice into tuberculosis control could help to ... Although TB meningitis accounts for only 2% of ...
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TB in Children and Adolescents - Problems in Diagnosis and Infection Control Dr. Ian Kitai Division of Infectious Diseases Hospital for Sick Children
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If +ve culture for M. tuberculosis but susceptibility results not available after 2/12 then tx with ... useful in TB meningitis as good meningeal penetration ...
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Note that more than half of cases of TB meningitis cannot be confirmed microbiologically, and these patients are treated on the basis of clinical suspicion Source: ...
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to test if the new QuantiFeron TB Gold (QFT-G) is able to work in suspected TB meningitis as rapid tool for TB diagnosis. TST was not reactive (negative) in all children
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TB meningitis < 1/2 serum, often < 10 >100. 50-500. Lymphocyte predominant. Negative. Imaging? ** CT of the head is necessary before LP in patients with signs or ...
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Botswana National Tuberculosis Programme Manual ... Answer 2 Treatment should begin right away when TB meningitis is one of the likely diagnoses Diagnosis ...
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Bloodborne Pathogen Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 HIV Human ... Meningitis Methods ... (TB) Meningitis Contact Transmission Vehicleborne Transmission Airborne ...
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