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41 Possible Causes for Tuberculosis Culture Positive in the Sputum, Tuberculous Pericarditis

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Both cases developed cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) proven by positive sputum TB culture.[] Pericardium : In tuberculous pericarditis, the pericardium thickens and sometimes leaks fluid into the space between the pericardium and the heart.[] Culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis was positive in sputum, and analyses of pleural effusion revealed lymphocyte-predominant high levels of adenosine deaminase (ADA).[]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    Sputum cultures were positive for tuberculosis. The nodules indicate endobronchial spread of the tuberculosis.[] The addition of corticosteroids is recommended for patients with tuberculous pericarditis and tuberculous meningitis.[] Both cases developed cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) proven by positive sputum TB culture.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis diagnosed based on positive genXpert result, detected sensitive to rifampicin Mycobacterium tuberculosis although acid-fast bacilli sputum smear and culture yielded[] Adjunctive corticosteroids may be beneficial in patients with tuberculous meningitis, tuberculous pericarditis, or miliary tuberculosis with refractory hypoxemia.[] The criterion was the capacity of the drug, compared with placebo, to convert a patient's sputum culture from positive to negative for Mycobacterium tuberculosis when added[]

  • Pericarditis

    The sputum culture gave positive result of Mycobacterium tuberculosis four weeks later.[] All patients had low CD4 cell count (range: 17-239 cells/mm3) and 50% of patients were treated for tuberculous pericarditis prior to making the correct diagnosis of Nocardia[] Acute pericarditis associated with another disorder Acute tuberculous pericarditis Mycotic pericarditis Parasitic pericarditis Pericarditis associated with atrial septal[]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    Diagnosis of disseminated tuberculosis (TB) was made and later confirmed by histopathology of lymph node biopsy along with positive sputum culture for acid-fast bacilli.[] , Tuberculous cellulitis , Tuberculous gumma ) · Lichen scrofulosorum · Tuberculid ( Papulonecrotic tuberculid ) · Primary inoculation tuberculosis · Miliary · Tuberculous[] culture positive patients who died within 90 days.[]

  • Tuberculous Pericarditis

    The blood culture did not yield any growth .Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was positive for mycobacterium tuberculosis.[] Tuberculous pericarditis is a form of pericarditis.[] Our microbiological diagnoses were significantly augmented by culturing M. tuberculosis from extracardiac sites, including sputum ( n 32), pleural fluid ( n 8) and lymph node[]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    positive for M. tuberculosis on induced sputum, pleural fluid culture, or pleural biopsy Negative PPD result does not exclude diagnosis Viral pleurisy Recent respiratory[] C evidence). [3] Controversy exists regarding the use of steroids in the treatment of tuberculous pericarditis.[] Only one patient underwent pericardiocentesis for tuberculous pericarditis.[]

  • Pericardial Neoplasm

    Eight of these cases had a microbiological test positive for TP (AFB smear or culture positive for M. tuberculosis ), one case was a granuloma found without positive culture[] Subjects discussed include, but are not limited to: Anatomy and Physiology of the Pericardium; Imaging of the Pericardium, Acute and Recurrent Pericarditis; Tuberculous and[] , Pericarditis, Constrictive, Pericarditis, Tuberculous, Pericardium, Pneumopericardium, Positron-Emission Tomography, Tomography, X-Ray Computed Back to Listings[]

  • Tuberculous Gumma

    Further investigation yielded positive sputum cultures confirming pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) too.[] Tuberculous gumma Lichen scrofulosorum Tuberculid Papulonecrotic tuberculid Primary inoculation tuberculosis Miliary Tuberculous pericarditis Urogenital tuberculosis Multi-drug-resistant[] […] and Mycobacterium w immunotherapy in tuberculous pericarditis.[]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    Sputum cultures were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and the organisms demonstrated resistance to isoniazid (INH), rifampin (RIF), and streptomycin (Table 2).[] AFB (3 samples) Positive Sputum culture Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Blood culture (2 samples) Aspergillus fumigatus Discussion TB is principally a disease of poverty[] The study included 80 smear-positive new pulmonary TB patients. Sputum samples were cultured on Lowenstein-Jenseen and Middle-Brook 7H10 media.[]

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