Results for: Tuberculosis

What is the test for tuberculosis?

There are many tests used to check for TB. The most common, which tests for exposure to TB organisms, is called the PPD, purified protein derivative, also known as the Mantoux (MORE)

What is tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial illness caused by the bacterium  Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and is primarily an illness of the  respiratory system. The bacteria are spread (MORE)

Is there a cure for tuberculosis?

Yes, TB is curable. The standard "short" course treatment for TB is isoniazid, rifampicin (also known as rifampin in the United States), pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two m (MORE)

Is tuberculosis fatal?

Yes tuberculosis can be fatal. It depends on how well you take care of yourself. It can still be fatal-even if you are in the best condition.
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What are the signs of tuberculosis?

pale skin,weightloss, color change ashy skin, fever, night sweat mouth form due to mixing hot and cold together all the time, it can be contracted in the air, cough, sneeze, t (MORE)

What is atypical tuberculosis?

Answer   Atypical mycobacteria are other mycobacterial species that MAY cause disease but do NOT cause Tuberculosis.   Unlike tuberculosis, atypical infections are N (MORE)