Introduction tuberculosis, also known as tb, is a contagious bacterial infection that can be found nearly anywhere in the body, but is found most commonly in the lungs. Tuberculosis definition tuberculosis (tb) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs it is caused by a bacterial. Tuberculosis (tb) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis (mtb) tuberculosis generally affects the lungs. Table of contents diagnosis treatment causes prevention risk factors complications outlook tuberculosis is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs.
Tuberculosis: tuberculosis (tb), a chronic bacterial infection, causes more deaths worldwide than any other infectious disease tb is spread through the air and usually infects the lungs, although other. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis tuberculosis typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body the disease has become rare in high. Introduction tuberculosis is a common and often deadly infectious disease caused by tuberculosis usually attacks the lungs (as pulmonary tb) but can also affect the central nervous.
An introduction to tuberculosis in this section tuberculosis is a contagious airborne disease which commonly attacks the lungs but can affect any part of the body, from the bloodstream to the. A brief overview on tb, including why tb is still a problem in the united states and how it is spread provided by the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc. Tuberculosis (tb) is caused by bacteria (mycobacterium tuberculosis) that most often affect the lungs tuberculosis is curable and preventable tb is spread from person to person through the air.
Tuberculosis is an infectious (able to spread from a sick person to a healthy one) disease caused by a specific pathogen - bacteria mycobacterium tuberculosis animals can also suffer from this diseas. Introduction tuberculosis: airborne nightmare treating tb tuberculosis was first formally described by greek physician hippocrates around 460 bce he called it phthsis which is the greek. Tuberculosis: a disease that threat the world introduction tuberculosis has been present in human since antiquity the earliest unambiguous detection of m tuberculosis involves evidence of.
Introduction to tuberculosis published byjonas houston modified over 3 years ago 1 introduction to tuberculosis this isn't meant to be an exhaustive presentation regarding. Download note - the ppt/pdf document introduction to tuberculosis powerpoint is the property of its rightful owner permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web. Tuberculosis (tb) see all parts of this guide hide guide parts introduction symptoms causes tuberculosis (tb) is a bacterial infection spread through inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or. Few facts about tuberculosis ((niaid website) - it is commonly known as tb transmission and progression tb is spread when a person with an active tb infection in their lungs coughs or sneezes. Tuberculosis (tb) is a dreaded bacterial infection it has been known to mankind since ancient ages it was commonly called consumption at the turn of the last century because of the way the disease.
Tuberculosis: tuberculosis, infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis in most forms of the disease, the bacillus spreads slowly and widely in the lungs, causing the formation of. Introduction tuberculosis in the united states demographics by state expanded tb surveillance tuberculosis worldwide the connection between tb and hiv summary references. Tuberculosis is a dangerous bacterial infection that attacks the lungs webmd explains how it's spread, who's at risk, and what the symptoms are. Read about the history of tuberculosis (tb), its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, testing, and prevention information tb is an airborne disease caused by the bacteria mycobacterium.
Introduction: tuberculosis is a chr inf disease - caused by mtuberculosis/mbovis - mainly affecting the lung causing ptb - also affect other parts causing eptb characterized by. A microbial biorealm page on the genus mycobacterium tuberculosis domain: bacteria phylum: actinobacteria class: actinobacteria order: actinomycetales family: mycobacteriaceae genus: mycobacterium.
Tuberculosis, mtb, or tb (short for tubercle bacillus) is a common and in many cases lethal infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually mycobacterium tuberculosis[1. Introduction to tuberculosis along with common presenting symptoms and resultant complications tuberculosis also known as tb is a common infectious disease which can affect several organs of. Tuberculosis: introduction tuberculosis is a contagious disease caused by a bacterial infection of the lungs, which can also spread to other parts of the body, such as the brain, kidneys, and bones. Emory university executive director of student health services mike huey answers questions about tuberculosis.