Tuberculosis: A Review

Tuberculosis: A Review


Kambham Venkateswarlu, O. Sreenivasa Krishna, A. Srikanth, N. Devanna, M. Gowri Sree


Abstract

TB is an airborne disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Closely related mycobacterial species are M. bovis, M. africanum, M. microti, M. caprae, M. pinnipedii, M. canetti and M. Mungi. M. tuberculosis organisms are also called tubercle bacilli. This covers all the information about tuberculosis. Tuberculosis patient may prone to get a HIV.


Keywords

T.B, MDR-TB, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Testing, Treatment


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Kambham Venkateswarlu, O. Sreenivasa Krishna, A. Srikanth, N. Devanna, M. Gowri Sree, Tuberculosis: A Review, International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 2013, 2(4), 356-360.

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