WORK UPS AND MANAGEMENT. Traditional and New Diagnostic Approaches. Traditional and New Diagnostic Approaches. Diagnosis of TB. A positive culture with or without a positive smear for M. Tuberculosis is the gold standard for the diagnosis of TB
In the absence of bacteriologic evidence , a child is presumed to have active TB if > 3 crteria are present:
There is slight haziness over the right lung base and the retrocardiac region, with nodular densities over the retrocardiac region, which may be due to lymph nodes. This may represent primary infection.
Both hemidiaphragm and sinuses are normal.
The visualized osseous structures are unremarkable. 11/24/2010
- efficient killing of actively dividing organisms
- relief of symptoms
- terminates transmision
- prevents emergence of drug resistance
- kills irregularly dividing bacilli
- sterilizes lesions and prevent relapse
Isoniazid 200 mg/5mL (10 mkd) – 5.5 mL
Rifampicin 200mg/5mL (10 mkd)- 5.5 mL
Pyrazinamide 500 mg/5mL (20 mkd) – 4.5 mL
Ethambutol 400 mg/tab (20 mkd) - 1 tab