Genital Tuberculosis. Dr Ajit Virkud Professor, and Head of Department, K.B.B.Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai . Consultant, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai. Who said this?.
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“THERE IS A DREAD DISEASE…….. IN WHICH LIFE AND DEATH ARE SO STRONGLY BLENDED THAT DEATH TAKES THE GLOW AND HUE OF LIFE, AND LIFE THE GAUNT AND GRISLY FORM OF DEATH.”
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Laparoscopy should be done carefully to avoid injury to adherent bowel loops; open laparoscopy is preferred.
Group I: Fast growing, neutral pH, aerobic
Group II: Slow growing, intracellular, acidic
Group III: Slow growing, neutral pH, hypoxic
THE BATTLE AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS CANNOT BE WON UNTIL DRUGS THAT CAN EFFECTIVELY KILL THESE DORMANT TUBERCULOUS BACILLI ARE FOUND.
THE REASON WHY ANTI-TUBERCULOUS DRUGS CAN BE EFFECTIVELY GIVEN IN TWICE WEEKLY DOSES ALSO IS BECAUSE M. TUBERCULOSIS IS A SLOW GROWING ORGANISM (REPLICATING CYCLE OF 17-24 HOURS).
If mankind is to win the war against tuberculous organism, it is imperative that world bodies like WHO, Stop TB Organization and TB Alliance should work together to develop new and effective anti-tuberculous drugs and vaccines.