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Keyword: Tuberculosis (TB); Language: English

Acid-fast bacillus (AFB) smear; culture; and sensitivity

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: TB culture and sensitivity AFB smears and cultures are used to check whether you have an active Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection, an infection due to another member of the Mycobacterium family, or TB-like symptoms due t...

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Adenosine Deaminase

Lab Tests Online UK

To help detect or rule out a Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in pleural fluid in order to assist in the diagnosis of tuberculosis; rarely to detect the infection in other body fluids such as peritoneal fluid or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

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Basics - How TB is passed on

NAM - Aidsmap

- TB bacteria are spread through the air when a person who is ill with TB coughs or sneezes. - Many people who have TB are not infectious. - Only people who spend a lot of time with a person with TB are at real risk of infection.

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Basics - TB and HIV

NAM - Aidsmap

If HIV has weakened your immune system, you are more vulnerable to infection with tuberculosis (TB). TB is caused by bacteria which pass through the air. TB is a very serious illness but there is a cure.

English - Online Resource

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Basics - Treatment for TB and HIV

NAM - Aidsmap

If tuberculosis (TB) is making you ill and you also have HIV, then you usually need to take treatment for both TB and HIV. You can kill the TB bacteria with TB drugs. You can make your immune system stronger with HIV drugs. This will help prevent you...

English - Online Resource

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TB is curable - poster

Department of Health

TB is curable. Early diagnosis and treatment is the key to stopping TB. If you think you have the symptoms described on this poster go and see your doctor.

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TB, BCG vaccine and your baby

Department of Health

This leaflet is about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination that is being offered to protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB).

English - Booklet / Leaflet / Factsheet / Flyer

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Travel vaccinations

the NHS website

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world. Vaccination can protect you against becoming infected with a range of serious diseases, such as choler...

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Tuberculin (TB) Skin test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: PPD (Purified Protein Derivative); Mantoux (previously Heaf test); Latent Tuberculosis Infection test The test is used to help determine whether or not you may have been exposed to and become infected by the Mycobacteri...

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Tuberculosis (TB)

the NHS website

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection. It is spread through inhaling tiny droplets of saliva from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person. TB mainly affects the lungs. However, the infection can spread to many parts of the bod...

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Vaccine Damage Payments

Department for Work and Pensions

If you are severely disabled as a result of a vaccination, you may be able to get a Vaccine Damage Payment. This is a oneoff, taxfree payment to help with extra costs you may face. Not all vaccinations are covered.

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