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Kochs disease

Introduction: Kochs disease

Description of Kochs disease

Kochs disease (medical condition): Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacteria that usually causes disease in the lung. Many people become symptom-free carriers of the TB ...more

Kochs disease: See also:

  »Introduction: Tuberculosis
  »Symptoms of Tuberculosis
  »Causes of Tuberculosis
  »Treatments for Tuberculosis

Kochs disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Kochs disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Kochs disease, or a subtype of Kochs disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Kochs disease as a Disease

Kochs disease: Another name for Tuberculosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Tuberculosis
  »Symptoms of Tuberculosis
  »Causes of Tuberculosis
  »Treatments for Tuberculosis

Kochs disease: Related Diseases

Kochs disease: Kochs disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Kochs disease

Some of the causes of Kochs disease are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Kochs disease (Tuberculosis)

Some of the symptoms of Kochs disease incude:

Treatments for Kochs disease (Tuberculosis)

Treatments for Kochs disease (Tuberculosis) include:

  • Antibiotic combination therapy - using more than one antibiotic reduces the risk of resistance.
  • Isoniazid (INH)/rifampicin combination
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ethambutol
  • Rifampicin

Treatment of Kochs disease: For more treatment information about Kochs disease, see treatment of Tuberculosis (Kochs disease)

Kochs disease: Article Excerpts about Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Tuberculosis (TB), a chronic bacterial infection, causes more deaths worldwide than any other... (Source: excerpt from Tuberculosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Tuberculosis: NWHIC (Excerpt)

TB, or tuberculosis, is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria can attack any... (Source: excerpt from Tuberculosis: NWHIC)

Kochs disease: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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