tuberculosis

New regimens and new medications in the treatment of tuberculosis: keeping step?

Rapid tests detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis and drug resistance which are universally implemented in medical practice has dramatically improved the diagnosis of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis and shortened turnaround time thus enabling early …

A Clinical Case of Acute Herpesvirus and Pneumocystis Co-infection in a Patient with Progressive Pulmonary Tuberculosis

This article describes a clinical case of fatal polymicrobial pneumonia in a patient with progressive pulmonary tuberculosis. The clinical case represents a co-infection with tuberculosis, viral and pneumocystis infection in a HIV-uninfected patient …

Nonclinical and Clinical Studies of the New Anti-Tuberculosis Drug «Perchlozone®»

This article describes clinical development stages for the novel anti-TB drug «Perchlozone®», which has been approved in Russian Federation in 2012. Based on the phase I–III clinical studies results, efficacy and safety of the drug were assessed, and …

Bacteriological and Molecular Diagnosis of Bacteremia in HIV-positive Patients

The study aimed to compare efficacy of microbiologic and molecular genetic methods in identification of an infectious agent in blood samples from HIV-positive patients with septic symptoms. 130 venous blood samples were studied using microbiological …