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IN the NAME of GOD. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF TUBERCULOSIS By: Bardia Danaei Teacher: Dr. Azimi

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A brief overview of tuberculosis

IN the NAME of GODA brief overview of tuberculosisBy: Bardia DanaeiTeacher: Dr. Azimiepidemiology

Most of infected people will never be awareIn 10% the bacteria will be activated 50% mortality rate if not treatedKills 1.5 million people worldwide every year Is second only to MalariaThe Pathogen

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

1882 Robert Koch

How it spreadsBy airborne respiratory droplets (coughs or sneezes)By saliva (kissing or shared drinks)

highly contagious

diseaseMostly affects lungsBut can affect any parts of the body even testicles!

Nervous systemUrogenital systemBones

Symptoms if activatedcough (chronic and sometimes blood-tinged)weight loss (where the name consumption came from)Pain in the chestWhole body:chills, fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, malaise, night sweats, or sweatingAlso common:loss of muscle, phlegm, shortness of breath, swollen lymph nodes, or unintentional weight loss

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