Category Archives: Respiratory

Deliberations about Unexpected Pulmonary Involvement in Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

This study described the CXR findings of 72 XPTB patients and sputum examinations of 57 XPTB patients. The main objective was to assess the value of CXRs and sputum examinations for the identification of XPTB patients with pulmonary involvement, especially … Continue reading

Outcome of Unexpected Pulmonary Involvement in Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

Demographic Data During a 23-month period, 74 XPTB patients were seen by the TB Control Program, Public Health, Seattle & King County. Of those patients, 2 children were < 9 years of age, resulting in 72 eligible patients in the … Continue reading

My Canadian Pharmacy about Unexpected Pulmonary Involvement in Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

(TB) remains a public health concern worldwide. The source of TB transmission is mainly individuals with active pulmonary TB, particularly cases with positive acid-fast bacilli (AFB) sputum smears. Previous reports and molecular epidemiologic studies using genotyping have shown that patients … Continue reading