Management of tuberculosis during pregnancy

Malhotra, S. and Jindal, Umesh N. (1988) Management of tuberculosis during pregnancy. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 35 (3). pp. 138-140.

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Medical records of 55 patients with past or present evidence of tuberculosis seen in the Antenatal Clinic over a live year period were analysed. Twenty eight patients who were given regular antitubercular treatment during pregnancy, had DO adverse effects. Of 26 patients with past tuberculosis, 8 showed reactivation of the disease during pregnancy. Obstetric outcome in these patients was normal. These patients bad received inadequate and irregular therapy ID the past. With adequate treatment, both the course of pregnancy and foetal outcome are unaltered.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Antenatal Clinic, Tuberculosis, Pregnancy, Antitubercular Treatment, Obstetric Outcome, Fetal Outcome, Streptomycin, Isoniazid, PAS, Thiacetazone, Pleural Biopsy
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Reproductive and Urinary Physiology > Reproduction > Pregnancy > Pregnancy Outcome
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases > Tuberculosis, Lymph Node
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pleural
Organic Chemicals > Carboxylic Acids > Hydroxy Acids > Hydroxybenzoic Acids > Salicylic Acids > Aminosalicylic Acids > p-Aminosalicylic Acid
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Reproductive and Urinary Physiology > Reproduction > Pregnancy
Organic Chemicals > Sulfur Compounds > Thiosemicarbazones
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pleural
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:3179
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:12 December 2008

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