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Reply to WHO-TB Report -2017

Nov. 1, 2017
Many thanks.

Reply to Standard Treatment for INH-Resistant Tuberculosis

Dec. 29, 2016
Dear Dr. Eligan, I agree with Dr. Mahwire to stop MDRTB regimen for your INH resistant case. RHZE regimen seems the most reliable solution. Best regards. Haluk Çalışır M.D. Assoc. Prof. on Pulmonary Diseases Acibadem University, Istanbul 2016-12-29 9:38 GMT+03:00 Tamirirashe Mahwire via GHDonline < drtb@ghdonline.org>:

Reply to MDR-TB vs pneumonia

Jan. 4, 2016
Dear Parsa, Tuberculosis, MDRTB and some of the radiological presentations of pneumonia may mimic each other at the radiological examinations. ( Chest x.ray, Thorax CT etc.) The key element is bacteriological examination of sputum for AFB. If it is negative, diasease history, physical examination findings, laboratory results and radiological features ...

Reply to TB CONTROL IN THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

June 8, 2015
This is a very interesting discussion topic. Transmission is not zero during the public transportation, but I am not sure making a general expression for the transmission during public transportation is realistic. Transmission effected very different components such as, bacterial burden of the patient, frequency of cough, volume of the ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Patient Preferences for New TB Diagnostic Tests

May 20, 2015
Dear Dr Gilpin, Thank you very much for your invitation. I would love to join the discussion. Best REhards, Haluk Çalışır M.D Assoc. Prof. Pulmonology Acibadem University Istanbul/Turkey


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