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Review
Review
05/08/2022
Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide. BCG is the most widely used vaccine in the world. It prevents the most severe forms of TB meningitis and miliary TB disease. It is...
05/08/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/18/2022
In December 2018, a 27-year-old man who had recently emigrated to the United States from India had struck his right elbow into a door. Over the following weeks, he had had experienced progressive pain and...
03/18/2022
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
03/10/2022
Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, answers our questions about the management of pediatric TB, the new advancements in this area of medicine, and other takeaways that pulmonologists...
03/10/2022

Interactive Features

Cough
Cough
06/30/2020
A CHEST guideline offers guidance on the management steps you should take for a patient with cough who is suspected of having tuberculosis. Are you familiar with the steps?
06/30/2020
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
06/11/2020
What method is recommended for routine treatment of patients with all forms of tuberculosis, according to recent guidelines? Test your knowledge in our latest quiz.
06/11/2020
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
02/14/2020
The ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis outlines new recommendations for the intensive and continuation phases of treatment. Are you familiar with...
02/14/2020
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
02/14/2020
The ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis outlines new recommendations for the intensive and continuation phases of treatment. Are you familiar with...
02/14/2020
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
02/03/2020
Test your knowledge of drug-resistant tuberculosis with our latest pop quiz. During the intensive phase of treatment, how many medications are recommended? Submit your answer here.
02/03/2020

Clinical Insights

Pediatrics
Pediatrics
03/10/2022
Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, answers our questions about the management of pediatric TB, the new advancements in this area of medicine, and other takeaways that pulmonologists...
03/10/2022
Bacterial Infections
David Alland, PhD
Bacterial Infections
01/30/2020
He answers our questions about his research on drug-resistant tuberculosis, which may pave the way for future treatments for the disease.
01/30/2020
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
09/27/2019
A new study evaluated the accuracy of a LAM-based point-of-care test for diagnosing tuberculosis in patients with HIV. Lead author Claudia Denkinger, MD, PhD, answered our questions.
09/27/2019
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
04/09/2019
In this commentary, Eusondia Arnett, PhD, explains her research on apoptosis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. It is her hope to discover how to limit and better treat tuberculosis.
04/09/2019
Infectious Diseases
Michael Reid
Infectious Diseases
03/25/2019
In this podcast, Michael Reid, MD, from University of California, San Francisco, discusses how the landscape of diagnosing and treating HIV-TB coinfection has changed over the years and what it has evolved...
03/25/2019