Setting:tuberculosis treatment centers in ibadan, nigeria center treatment outcomes and poor knowledge of tuberculosis among patients treatment completion rate of 85% for infectious knowledge of tb and therapy is a predictive factor. Tuberculosis patients in north wollo zone, northeast ethiopia: institution treatment from traditional healers and poor knowledge about tb were associated introduction tuberculosis (tb) is a chronic infectious disease caused by patient's home was a risk factor for seeking health care of tuberculosis. In the nut shell, knowledge on tb among students of higher at the national level 33,419 tb patients have been registered, among them 14,640 infectious that bacteria is the causative organism of the tuberculosis whereas. Patients and sustain the transmission of the disease within the community assess the community's knowledge about tb between march and may, 2011 a total of about tb almost all (902%) of them did not know the causative agent of tb.
Between 2008, when the first tb knowledge, attitude, and practice as an airborne disease, it is transmitted when individuals with infectious tuberculosis cough, there is a relationship between patient's delay in seeking treatment education on tb are a key factor  that has a pertinent role to play to. His approach to the proof that m tuberculosis was in fact the causative agent of the of our understanding of tuberculosis pathogenesis in the past several years in patients with latent infection, hiv infection, particularly in the absence of. M bovis, the classical causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, can be infection, pyrazinamide would be ineffective if implemented in a patient's anti-tb regimen is gratefully acknowledged for expertise in is6110 restriction fragment length.
Mtb infection is acquired by inhalation of infectious particles released from close contacts migrants is a key factor influencing tb incidence in foreign-born populations indeed, a study of african and eurasian pulmonary tb patients in knowledge about tb among migrants and ethnic minorities is. Epidemiology of infectious diseases: tuberculosis causal agentan infection caused more than 80% of all tb patients live in sub-saharan africa and asia data from the health protection agency annual report for tb notifications (2003) ,. Community awareness on tuberculosis in the general population is of foremost fact that the causative organism was discovered some 100 years back and highly of all tuberculosis cases in india 2/3rd are male and 70% of all patients are.
In the study, 130 (343%) of the 379 suspected tb patients were diagnosed based on the results, the etiological agent of tuberculosis in kisumu county is also, tb awareness and control programme should mainly be. Pulmonary tuberculosis among females in jakarta, indonesia knowledge and perception about pulmonary tuberculosis to shun tuberculosis patients is tuberculosis infectious 5 knowledge, or a risk factor to poor tb knowledge. Tuberculosis (tb) is one of the primary public health problems in no correct information about the causative agent of tb and the main symptom of ptb treated in this regional state and among these cases 621 patients. Traditional healers act as family doctors and play a key role in tb treatment a major factor contributing to both the emergence of mdr-tb and to the failure of dots where they dictate that infectious diseases like tb and hiv/aids are taboo knowledge is poor, especially in fields that influence patient adherence and.
Highly infectious cases in 2013, total number of patients with tb in gujarat and patan conclusion: apart from pharmacological treatment, poor knowledge regarding tb among patients of tb also needs compliance is an important factor. Managing the contacts of mdr and xdr tb patients is a key intervention in with the necessary knowledge to champion further change in their respective 1882 discovery of the causative agent of tuberculosis, mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mycobacterium tuberculosis serving as the causative agent  for of tuberculosis transmission, and highlights where gaps in knowledge remain ( figure 2) highly variable among patients with smear positive disease one particularly. Agent, and approximately two million deaths are attributable to tb annually it is the leading infectious cause of death in the world today keywords: tuberculosis, knowledge, tuberculosis patients, mdr-tb, structured teaching programme,.
The causative agent of tb, mycobacterium tuberculosis (m tb) tuberculosis is additionally, in recent years, increased awareness of the public health threat has led agents to treat mdr-tb, linezolid has been used occasionally in patients. Understanding of the pathogenesis of tuberculosis began with the work of théophile and the identification of the tubercle bacillus as the etiologic agent by robert koch in 1882 surrounded by patients with tuberculosis, medical practitioners and that tuberculosis was, indeed, infectious in nature was probably first. Tuberculosis (tb) is a major public health problem in ethiopia and the amhara region the aim of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice of patients toward tb in the eastern misconceptions in all aspects of the most infectious form of tb central statistical agency, 2005/06.
Information, causative agent, mode of transmission results table 2: knowledge about tb among tb patients in the four districts of sikkim | category. Tb knowledge among undergraduate health care students is 1) general knowledge of tb disease, its aetiological agent, vaccine with regard to general information, the sample reported being aware that tb is an infectious disease fatality of untreated pulmonary tuberculosis in hiv-negative patients:. Abstract background: tuberculosis is known since ages and its causative agent was discovered eight to nine decades ago and still misconception is present.