Finally, the substantial increase in pyrazinamide monoresistance, a surrogate marker for Mycobacterium bovis (an organism inherently resistant to pyrazinamide) further corroborates this demographic shift because TB in the United States caused by M.
What does P stand for?
P stands for Pyrazinamide
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- Provider (IETF RFC 2547)
- Punter (football)
- Pursuit (US military aircraft designation, 1925-1947; as in P-51)
- US DoT tire speed rating (93 mph)
- Alonzo Pawling and Henry Harnischfeger Mining Equipment
- Per Adresse (German: care of)
- Peace in War
- Professional Manager (Canadian Institute of Management)
- Për Shembull (Albanina: for example)
- Prime (computer language)
- Parts and Accessories
- Pay and Allowances
- People and Arts (TV channel)
Samples in periodicals archive:
It involved the new combination therapy called PaMZ, consisting of the novel TB drug candidate, PA-824; moxifloxacin, an established antibiotic not yet approved for use in first-line TB therapy and being developed in partnership with Bayer Healthcare AG; and pyrazinamide, an existing TB drug.
Study subjects were adults with newly diagnosed sputum smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis who were randomly assigned to receive either separate tablets of rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol or a single combination tablet of the same drugs every day for an 8-week "intensive" phase of the trial.
[FIGURE 3 OMITTED] The patient was put on antituberculous therapy for 6 months (rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for 2 months followed by rifampicin and isoniazid for 4 months) and concurrently treated for her skin conditions with topical sodium fusidate cream and 2% ketoconazole shampoo.
Discharge medications included intravenous (IV) streptomycin for 2 months; isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide for 12-18 months; and tapering doses of dexamethasone.