K-RITH and Africa Centre have joined to form a new institute, called the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI).
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These results allowed to develop synthetic compounds that deregulates this control, rendering M. tuberculosis hyper-sensitive to thioamide prodrugs such as Ethionamide, Isoxyl and Thiacetazone. The group expects this new type of antibacterial compounds to be soon evaluated for clinical trials.
Is TB contagious , and how long is the incubation period and contagious period?