Tuberculosis

Study emphasizes the need for advanced diagnostics to detect genital tuberculosis

Jan 22, 2016 | | Say something

The role of advanced diagnostics to detect genital tuberculosis , which is linked to infertility in humans, is extremely important, an expert said here on Thursday. A recent study by Indian Journal of Medical Research through a survey indicated that the number of women with genital tuberculosis in India increased to 30 percent in 2015 […more]

deadly TB strains emerged in Asia over 6,000 years ago

Jan 20, 2015 | | Say something

London, Jan 20: in a groundbreaking finding an evolutionary geneticist at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris has decoded the tuberculosis (TB) genome, suggesting that a pernicious family of strain emerged in Asia more than 6,000 years. The study of nearly 5,000 samples of Mycobacterium tuberculosis worldwide showed how a strain of bacteria […more]