What you need to Know about TB

Unmasking 5 Pivotal Facts about TB Diagnosis: Transformative Insights Await

TB diagnosis can be done by a combination of symptoms, physical examination, and investigations, Among others, the many investigations include the examination of samples (e.g sputum) using a gene expert microscope, an x-ray of the relevant parts of the body, and the growth of TB germs in the laboratory. The appropriate investigations will be determined […]

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10 Dynamic Facts You Need to Know about Latent TB (Part II)

When the immune system of someone with a latent TB infection is weakened, the chances of the person developing TB infection are high. such weakened immune systems can arise from having other diseases that lower the immune system like HIV/Aids, Diabetes mellitus, and Cancer. Chronic undernutrition, taking drugs that lower the immune system (e.g. steroids)

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A cross-section of the audience at a Showers foundation Outreach listening to the Health Talk on "What is Tuberculosis and HIV"

5 Basic Facts of TuBerculosis and HIV you need to know

What is Tuberculosis? Unlike HIV, Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by germs (bacteria). These germs usually affect the lungs (Pulmonary type, but they can also affect other body organs (extra-pulmonary Type). Examples of body organs involved in extrapulmonary types include the brain, kidney, skin, joints, and backbone. How is Tuberculosis spread? These germs spread

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Tuberculosis: 5 facts that will be Mesmerizing you

TB stands for tuberculosis and it was discovered in 1720, by Benjamin Marten, an English Physician. it is an airborne disease of the lungs that manifests symptoms such as coughing, chest pain, weight loss, fever, and night sweats. It is caused by a bacteria known as mycobacterium tuberculosis. The Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, This Bacteria is also

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