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Latent Tuberculosis

The dormant form of TUBERCULOSIS where the person shows no obvious symptoms and no sign of the causative agent (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) in the SPUTUM despite being positive for tuberculosis infection skin test.
Also Known As:
Infection, Latent Tuberculosis; Infections, Latent Tuberculosis; Latent Tuberculoses; Latent Tuberculosis Infections; Tuberculoses, Latent; Tuberculosis Infection, Latent; Tuberculosis Infections, Latent; Tuberculosis, Latent; Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Networked: 1126 relevant articles (56 outcomes, 107 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
2. Infection
3. Latent Tuberculosis
4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
5. Rheumatic Diseases (Rheumatism)

Experts

1. Menzies, Dick: 18 articles (01/2015 - 08/2004)
2. Pai, Madhukar: 16 articles (10/2014 - 12/2004)
3. Lalvani, Ajit: 16 articles (02/2014 - 11/2002)
4. Wilkinson, Robert J: 13 articles (03/2015 - 05/2005)
5. Nienhaus, Albert: 10 articles (01/2014 - 05/2007)
6. Wilkinson, Katalin A: 9 articles (03/2015 - 11/2002)
7. Daley, Charles L: 9 articles (01/2014 - 10/2002)
8. Banaei, Niaz: 8 articles (09/2015 - 04/2011)
9. Chaisson, Richard E: 8 articles (01/2014 - 07/2002)
10. Diel, R: 8 articles (11/2012 - 01/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Latent Tuberculosis:
1. Isoniazid (Ftivazide)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Tuberculin (PPD)IBA
3. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma)IBA
4. AntigensIBA
5. InterferonsIBA
6. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. GoldIBA
8. PyrazinamideFDA LinkGeneric
9. rifapentine (Priftin)FDA Link
10. Carbon MonoxideIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Chemoprevention
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
5. Transplants (Transplant)