Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis

  • The most common type of Tuberculosis (TB) known as Pulmonary Tuberculosis is in the lungs.
  • Only TB of the lungs or throat can be infectious.
  • TB can affect any part of the body including kidneys, brain or bones. This is called Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis and is not infectious.
  • People get TB when they breathe in the TB bacteria.

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Tuberculosis

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