Tuberculosis and Parasitic Infections

Tuberculosis

Epidemiology

GU TB Spread

Manifestations

Diagnosis

First Line Therapies

Drug Dosing Side effects
Isoniazid 5mg/kg (300mg) daily
15mg/kg (900mg) 3x weekly
Hepatotoxicity
Peripheral neuropathy
Rifampin 10mg/kg (600mg) daily
10mg/kg (600mg) 3x weekly
Hepatotoxicity
Pruritis
Flulike symptoms
Pyrazinamide
(weight-based dosing)
1000-2000mg daily
1500-3000mg 3x weekly
Arthralgia
Hepatotoxicity
Pruritus/Rash
GI Symptoms
Hyperuricemia
Ethambutol
(weight-based dosing)
800-1600mg daily
1200-2400mg 3x weekly
Decreased visual acuity
Red/green color changes
Optic neuritis

Treatment tips

Surgical management

Parasitic GU infections

Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium)

Lymphatic filariasis (LF)

Other parasitic infections

References