Tuberculosis Articles A-Z
Tuberculosis Statistics in the United States - Tuberculosis Treatment
This page contains links to eMedTV Tuberculosis Articles containing information on subjects from Tuberculosis Statistics in the United States to Tuberculosis Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Tuberculosis Statistics in the United States
As this eMedTV article explains, tuberculosis statistics in the United States show that the decline in tuberculosis cases has slowed in recent years. This part of the eMedTV library provides explanations for several tuberculosis statistics.
- Tuberculosis Transmission
As this eMedTV page explains, tuberculosis can be transmitted when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or speaks. These actions send the tuberculosis bacteria into the air, which can result in a person becoming infected.
- Tuberculosis Treatment
Usually, treatment for tuberculosis lasts at least 6 months and involves taking several antibiotics. This eMedTV resource describes these antibiotics (such as isoniazid and rifampin) and explains how treatment might affect your life.
People with latent tuberculosis do not have any symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes both latent and active tuberculosis and covers treatment options and preventive strategies for the disease. Tuberculous is a common misspelling of tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis is a chronic disease caused by bacteria that can be transmitted through the air. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains which organs can be attacked by the tuberculosis bacterium. Tuberculoza is a common misspelling of tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial infection that primarily attacks the lungs. This eMedTV article describes this disease in more detail and explains what causes it and how it can be treated. Tuberkulose is a common misspelling of tuberculosis.
Most people with tuberculosis have no symptoms but may have a positive TB skin test reaction. This eMedTV segment further describes latent tuberculosis and explains what causes the disease. Tuberkulosis is a common misspelling of tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis, a bacterial infection, is spread through the air and generally affects the lungs. This eMedTV segment explains what causes tuberculosis and how you can help prevent this disease. Tuburculosis is a common misspelling of tuberculosis.