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Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

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Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

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HIV Coinfection

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This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mashal Awais, M.D.[2]; Mohamed Riad, M.D.[3]; Maheep Singh Sangha, M.B.B.S.; Somal Khan; João André Alves Silva, M.D. [4]; Alejandro Lemor, M.D. [5]; Ammu Susheela, M.D. [6]; Tarek Nafee, M.D. [7]; Sara Mehrsefat, M.D. [8]; Marjan Khan M.B.B.S.[9]; Zaida Obeidat, M.D. Synonyms and Keywords: TB, Tb, tb

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Tuberculosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Special Conditions | Drug-resistant | Children |Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Related Chapters

External Links

  • (CDC) - Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know. 4th edition (2000). Updated Aug 2003.
  • (CDC) - Division of Tuberculosis Elimination News and updates.
  • (CDC) - Questions and Answers About TB, 2007.
  • (CDC) - Treatment of Tuberculosis: American Thoracic Society, CDC, and Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • "Tuberculosis". Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2020: Measuring Progress Towards Universal Health Care Coverage. OECD Publishing. Nov 27, 2020. Retrieved January 19, 2021. |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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