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

Fungal infections

Asymptomatic funguria

Fungal cystitis

Upper tract fungal infection

Parasitic GU infections

Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium)

Lymphatic filariasis (LF)

Arthropod infections

Other parasitic infections

References