Evidence of TB Found in People who are ‘Cured’
|09/19/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Researchers are perplexed following the discovery that tuberculosis may not be completely gone in those who are deemed “cured.” A recent study found evidence of the bacterium that causes TB remains in the lungs after treatment.
A study of 99 HIV-negative individuals in Cape Town, South Africa, who had been treated for pulmonary tuberculosis with a rigorous antibiotic regimen, had their lungs imaged before during and after treatment.
Investigators at Stellenbosch University used a CT scan, a more detailed form of x-ray, and PET scans that glow bright to reveal the presence of lung abnormalities.
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