tuberculin hypersensitivity following bcg vaccination in brisbane school hundred and fifty brisbane school children were tuberculin tested, in paired groups, with purified protein derivatives of mycobacterium tuberculosis, bovis, bcg and avium. reaction to avian ppd were stronger than to any of the others used. this finding may be of some importance in interpreting the variation in protection afforded by bcg vaccination.1979112744
a study of tuberculosis-like lesions in cattle slaughtered in queensland meatworks. 19734593693
the distribution of mycobacterium bovis in queensland cattle herds with observations on the laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis.of 1,791 tissues submitted from 1975 to 1978 for histological examination for tuberculosis, 78.5% were classified as tuberculosis, 8.1% as club-forming granulomas, 3.3% as hydatid cysts, 3.4% as other granulomas and 2.4% as squamous cell carcinomas. cultural examination of 2,682 tissues for mycobacteria yielded mycobacterium bovis from 42.88%, other mycobacteria from 7.64% and 0.89% rhodococcus (corynebacterium) equi. of 1,478 tissues on which both examinations were performed, culture and histol ...19807018487
tuberculosis in australia: bacteriologically confirmed cases and drug resistance, 2008 and 2009. a report of the australian mycobacterium reference laboratory network.there were 886 and 1,062 bacteriologically-confirmed cases of tuberculosis (tb) in 2008 and 2009, representing an annual rate of 4.1 and 4.9 cases per 100,000 population respectively. over the 2 years, a total of 23 children aged under 10 years (male n = 13, female n = 10) had bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis, including 3 children with tb meningitis. results of in vitro drug susceptibility testing were available for 885 of 886 and 1,060 of 1,062 isolates for isoniazid (inh), rifampicin ( ...201122010508
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