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abbreviation,  tuberculosis. a bacterial infection.
 
an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that typically affects the lungs, but may also occur in other organs (extrapulmonary TB). Transmission generally occurs through inhalation of aerosolized sputum droplets. A combination of 4 chemotherapeutic drugs is standard therapy. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is resistant to several standard drugs and requires more aggressive treatment.
Bible DictionaryGlossary of HIV(AIDS)-Related Terms
A bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB bacteria are spread by airborne droplets expelled from the lungs when a person with active TB coughs, sneezes, or speaks. Exposure to these droplets can lead to infection in the air sacs of the lungs. The immune defenses of healthy people usually prevent TB infection from spreading beyond a very small area of the lungs. If the body's immune system is impaired because of infection with HIV, aging, malnutrition, or other factors, the TB bacterium may begin to spread more widely in the lungs or to other tissues. TB is seen with increasing frequency among persons infected with HIV. Most cases of TB occur in the lungs (pulmonary TB). However, the disease may also occur in the larynx, lymph nodes, brain, kidneys, or bones (extrapulmonary TB). Extrapulmonary TB infections are more common among persons living with HIV. See Multidrug Resistant TB.
Bible DictionaryGlossary of HIV(AIDS) Terms
An infection caused by "Mycobacterium" tuberculosis. It is reported to be rising in urban areas and TB is increasingly common among PWAs.
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Tuberculosis
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See also: SAC , FA Act , P(C)A , M & E , SAD

 

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