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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Task Force Issues Draft Recommendation Statement on Screening for Latent TB
At that time, the USPSTF recommended screening for tuberculosis infection with the Mantoux tuberculin skin test (TST) in asymptomatic, high-risk persons, and consideration of Bacillus Calmette–Guérin vaccination for selected high-risk individuals only.
Despite recent Alabama TB outbreak, tuberculosis is far from its heyday
This patient presented with a positive reaction to the 48-hour Mantoux test. The Mantoux skin test is given with a needle and syringe used to inject testing fluid, called tuberculin, between the layers of the skin (usually forearm).
Management of tuberculosis: 10 common pitfalls to avoid
Even when TB is considered likely, private physicians tend to order tests that are non-specific, such as complete blood count, ESR, Mantoux test, and chest X-rays. They rarely seek microbiological confirmation via sputum smear microscopy, culture or ...
USPSTF Urges Screening for Adults at High Risk of Latent TB
Sixty-six studies assessed test accuracy and reliability, and five examined the benefits and harms of treatment. Both the Mantoux and interferon gamma release assays were found to be moderately sensitive and highly specific.
TB and infertility: An unholy nexus
PCR test is now commonly employed for the diagnosis of genital TB. Various other methods for detection are Mantoux Test, Interferon y Release assays, histopathology, intravenous urography (IVU), ultrasonography and CT. In addition, PCR can detect the ...

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