Pulmonary tuberculosis

Cynosure Sharma B., Girija Bhaskaran and Hemavathy V

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease usually involves the lungs, but it also occurs in the larynx, kidneys, bones, adrenal glands, lymph nodes and meninges and can be disseminated throughout the body. TB is world’s second most common cause of death from oinfectious disease. TB is most disproportionately seen in the poor, the underserved, and minorities. Selective screening programmes in known risk groups ae of value in detecting individuals with TB.

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