Anti-infective and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Anti-tubercular Drugs Chpt 41
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Requiring oxygen for the maintenance of life.
Drugs used to treat infections caused by mycobacterium bacterial species
A rod-shaped bacterium.
Small nodular aggregations of inflammatory cells (e.g., macrophages, lymphocytes); usually characterized by clearly delimited boundaries, as found in tuberculosis.
The primary and most commonly prescribed tuberculostatic drug
Tuberculosis that demonstrates resistance to two or more drugs
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
An individual with a genetic defect that causes a deficiency in the enzyme needed to metabolize isoniazid, the most widely used tuberculosis
The characteristic lesion of tuberculosis; a small round gray translucent granulomatous lesion, usually with a caseated
(cheesy) consistency in its interior. (see granuloma)
Another common name for rod-shaped tuberculosis bacteria; essentially synonymous with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Any infectious disease caused by species of Mycobacterium, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis (adjectives: tuberculous, tubercular)
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