EFFECT OF AYURVEDIC IMMUNOMODULATOR ON TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS: A CASE CONTROL STUDY

  • Dr. K. Venugopal Consultant In Respiratory Medicine, Govt. General Hospital Ernakulam https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6445-6312
  • Dr.Sreelatha.P.R Pediatrician, Medical College, Alappuzha
  • Dr. Thresiamma.T.P Medical Officer, RNTCP, Medical College Hospital Unit, India
Keywords: Ayurvedic Immunomodulator, Treatment, Tuberculosis

Abstract

Tuberculosis is on increase worldwide. WHO estimates that nearly 1.7 Billions are infected with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, out of which approximately 20 Millions are active cases. 3 Million die each year and 8 Million new cases occur in each year. [1] India is one of the 22 high burden countries. Here nearly 300 Million people are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis [2]. 12 to 14 Million have active disease and there are about 5 lakh deaths per year. [3],[4] The problem in India is on the verge of an explosion with the emergence of increasing HIV infection and spread of Multi drug Resistant TB.

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Published
2020-06-20
How to Cite
K, V., P.R, S., & T.P, T. (2020). EFFECT OF AYURVEDIC IMMUNOMODULATOR ON TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS: A CASE CONTROL STUDY. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 8(5), 390-394. https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v8.i5.2020.202