Modern problems of tuberculosis in Ukraine


  • P. N. Polushkin Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • F. F. Klimov Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • A. V. Alsibai Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • D. V. Galchenco Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Abstract

Analysis of tuberculosis for the teenagers was conducted and the early and manifestative developments of tuberculosis were studied. The effectiveness of modern fluorography and techniques of BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) immunisation is analysed. It was found that the positive Mantoux test is observed in 16 % cases and mainly among people with the undifferentiated type of mycobacterium. We suppose that the mass fluorography of people which is obligatory used in Ukraine doesn’t determine early forms but only old indurated (calcinated) or destructive (disintegrated) forms of tuberculosis.

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Published
2009-03-24
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