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Related to tubercle bacillus: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, tuberculosis
AcronymDefinition
TBTuberculosis
TBTerabyte (1,024 Gigabytes)
TBTampa Bay (Florida)
TBTechnical Bulletin
TBThrow Back
TBTambém (Brazil: tuberculosis)
TBTambién (Spanish: Also or As Well)
TBTrue Blood (TV show)
TBThe Beatles (music album)
TBTrillion Bytes
TBThrottle Body
TBThunderbird
TBThoroughbred
TBTeam Building (various organizations)
TBToo Bad
TBTerminal Block
TBTextbook
TBTeddy Bear
TBTrombone
TBTuba
TBTaschenbuch (German: Paperback)
TBTony Blair
TBTim Burton (actor)
TBTotal Bilirubin (biology)
TBTurbulence
TBTravel Bug (geocaching)
TBTerjemahan Baru (Indonesian: New Translation)
TBTaskbar
TBTotalbiscuit
TBTaco Bell
TBTreasury Board
TBTalk Back
TBTiebreak
TBTrès Bien (French: Very Good)
TBTotal Body
TBTerbium
TBTotal Bases (baseball)
TBTailback (football)
TBTransport Blocks
TBTwin Brother
TBTennis Ball
TBTubercle Bacillus (tuberculosis)
TBTest Bed
TBTurn Based (RPG, gaming)
TBThunderball (James Bond film)
TBTea Bag
TBTerabit (1,024 Gigabits; written with a lowercase b)
TBThrust Bearing
TBThai Baht (currency)
TBTwo-Bits
TBTorsion Bar
TBTime Base
TBTemporal Bone
TBTight Binding
TBTwin Bed
TBTrial Balance (accounting)
TBTerm Base (terminology database)
TBTreasury Bill
TBThe Bouncer (video game)
TBTouch Base
TBTorpedo Boat (military watercraft)
TBTenor Bass (chorus)
TBThe Barrens (gaming, World of Warcraft)
TBTreasury Bond
TBTom Boy
TBTeam Battle
TBToronto Bluejays
TBTime Bandits (movie)
TBTerminal Board
TBTractor Biplane (US Navy)
TBTatbestand (Austria, Europe)
TBText Back (text messaging)
TBTee Box
TBTeen Baby
TBTank Battalion
TBTerminal Box
TBBrightness Temperature
TBTechnology Base
TBTitle-Block
TBTitle Block (AutoCAD)
TBTerbio (Spanish)
TBTheBrain (website)
TBThunder Bluff (Warcraft game)
TBTsunami Bomb (band)
TBTrue Bearing
TBTotal Biomass (yield)
TBTrue Basic
TBTsar Bomba (50 megaton nuclear bomb)
TBTechnical Body
TBToken Bucket (algorithm)
TBTerminal Ballistics
TBTurbo Block
TBTriple-Buffering
TBTrinidad to Bahia (routing designation; US Navy)
TBTransaction Broker (real estate)
TBTowed Body
TBTransport Bureau (Hong Kong)
TBTourist Banglow
TBTurbine Building
TBTip Ball
TBTorrentbytes.net
TBThe Bretheren
TBTarget Benefit (DC pension plan)
TBTubing Puncher Log (energy exploration)
TBTorch Brazing
TBTina Barrett (musician)
TBTedlar Bag
TBTrip Blank (sample submitted to see if cross-contamination has occurred)
TBThrift Bank
TBThought Blocking
TBToggle Buffer
TBThumb Bolt (plumbing)
TBTrogdor the Burninator (cartoon, Homestar Runner)
TBTroop Basis
TBThomas Biskup (author of computer game ADOM)
TBTracking Balance
TBTele-Block (Runescape spell)
TBTooling Ball
TBTangential Bound
TBThoughtBridge
TBThermal Bake
TBWeighted Mean Body Temperature
TBTrue Brittanians (game)
TBTom-Tom Beater (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
TBThree-way Box
TBTotal Blockout
References in periodicals archive ?
Two months after the treatment, the results of the acid fast stain test of the sputum smear and tubercle bacillus culture were negative.
In: Tubercle bacillus and laboratory methods in tuberculosis, London: E & S.
A: It is estimated that as much as 90 percent of the population may have harbored the tubercle bacillus at some time in their lives.
Koch examined numerous tubercular specimens under the microscope without much success until one day, with a modification of his staining technique, he was able to visualize the tubercle bacillus. Koch correctly surmised that the tubercle bacillus was surrounded by a "special wall of unusual properties." In all tissues where tuberculosis had recently developed and was progressing rapidly, large numbers of bacilli could be visualized.
Ibaraki health officials said Tuesday 22 women attending a vocational school in southern Ibaraki have been infected with the tubercle bacillus and three of them have developed symptoms of tuberculosis.
The TB bacterium also is known as the tubercle bacillus. (A small fraction of cases are caused by related bacteria, M.
In 1882, German bacteriologist and Nobel laureate Robert Koch identified the tubercle bacillus and documented its pathogenicity.
The relationship of acquired resistance, allergy, antibodies and tissue reactivities to the components of the tubercle bacillus. Am Rev Tuberc 1946; 54:564-6.
This essentially neutralizes the tubercle bacillus, so the person has what is referred to as an inert infection.
In 1882, Robert Koch discovered the tubercle bacillus, proving that tuberculosis was communicable.
In 1882 Koch (see 1876) isolated the tubercle bacillus, the bacterium that caused tuberculosis.