posted on Mar, 23 2013 @ 07:41 PM
reply to post by hotel1
Answer to your question: Yes and no. First inoculation is only 80% effective and that is for appx. a 12-15 year period. 80% is pretty
Second. It is more effective in some areas [nations] than others, which means that some Strains of this organism may be resistant to the
inoculation. It simply is not known for sure....
Third: the new strains are resistant due to people not completing the original prescribed medications resulting in a "resistant" strain... or
super bug. And your resistance does depend on the inoculation you received and when...
I have worked with TB, and can tell you only that I have no idea if inoculations work against super strains as they are rare in the US. However
common sense would tell me that if a strain mutates from something that it was inoculated against then it may or may not work. So ..answer maybe or
maybe not...my opinion..not
..........If you have been seriously exposed to a resistant strain, please ..please do follow all guidelines by your Dr. Otherwise, others could
In short. There should be concern.
Be Safe. It is always best not to be exposed. But if exposed you can be tested.
These super strains are serious and should not be taken lightly.
[I am a health care professional and this advice is good only if it is heeded]
There are no herbs, incantations, or special treatments for this. It is cut and dried.
It is treated only with the proper medical intervention. Note that many have been successfully treated that have been infected with resistant
strains, but the intervention is very involved.