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conversores recientes

English translation: recent converters

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Spanish term or phrase:conversores recientes
English translation:recent converters
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00:10 Nov 26, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Tuberculosis
Spanish term or phrase: conversores recientes
En los países con recursos sanitarios adecuados, entre los que se encuentra España,
se debería realizar un estudio de contactos en cada caso diagnosticado de TB, siendo prioritario en los casos de TB pulmonar con baciloscopia o cultivo de esputo positivo. También se deben estudiar los contactos de los menores de 15 años con prueba de la tuberculina positiva en busca de la fuente de infección, y de los contactos de los conversores recientes de la prueba de tuberculina.
peterinmadrid
Portugal
Local time: 06:26
recent converters
Explanation:
Nov 8, 2002 ... Tuberculosis (TB) is a severe and potentially life-threatening disease. ... Styblo estimated the risk of developing TB **in recent converters** ...
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/96vol22/dr2218ea.htm...

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Note added at 56 mins (2008-11-26 01:07:24 GMT)
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It means persons who recently turned positive for M. tuberculosis.

784 references for [TB+"recent converters"] - examples:

Tuberculosis has plagued humans for more than three millennia and still rages through many ... This occurred in **the recent converters described by Stead**. ...
www.annals.org/cgi/content/full/122/12/955

ESAT-6-reactive IFN-γ-producing cells **in recent converters** and tuberculosis patients recognized similar synthetic peptides. Thus, ESAT-6 is a potential ...
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=101578

Dec 26, 2007 ... However, more frequent monitoring for symptoms of TB may be considered for **recent converters and other PPD-positive HCWs** who are at ...
www.hpm.umn.edu/NHRegsPlus/infection_control/infection_cont...
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Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 21:26
Grading comment
Thank you, Muriel.
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recent converters


Explanation:
Nov 8, 2002 ... Tuberculosis (TB) is a severe and potentially life-threatening disease. ... Styblo estimated the risk of developing TB **in recent converters** ...
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/96vol22/dr2218ea.htm...

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Note added at 56 mins (2008-11-26 01:07:24 GMT)
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It means persons who recently turned positive for M. tuberculosis.

784 references for [TB+"recent converters"] - examples:

Tuberculosis has plagued humans for more than three millennia and still rages through many ... This occurred in **the recent converters described by Stead**. ...
www.annals.org/cgi/content/full/122/12/955

ESAT-6-reactive IFN-γ-producing cells **in recent converters** and tuberculosis patients recognized similar synthetic peptides. Thus, ESAT-6 is a potential ...
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=101578

Dec 26, 2007 ... However, more frequent monitoring for symptoms of TB may be considered for **recent converters and other PPD-positive HCWs** who are at ...
www.hpm.umn.edu/NHRegsPlus/infection_control/infection_cont...

Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 21:26
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PRO pts in category: 1310
Grading comment
Thank you, Muriel.

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