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Tuberculosis infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis can also affect other parts of your body including your kidneys spine or brain. If you have latent tb your doctor will give you medication to kill the bacteria so the infection doesnt become activeyou. Tuberculosis tb mycobacterium tuberculosis mtb latent tuberculosis. In most forms of the disease the bacillus spreads slowly and widely in the lungs causing the formation of hard nodules tubercles or large cheeselike masses that break down the respiratory.

Tuberculosis treatment your treatment will depend on your infection. Specialty infectious disease pulmonology. For example tuberculosis of the spine may give you back pain and. Tuberculosis plus plus.

Tuberculosis other names phthisis phthisis pulmonalis consumption chest x ray of a person with advanced tuberculosis. Tb tb pulmonary tuberculosis chicken tuberculosis fowl tuberculosis.