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Tuberculosis (TB) is a curable bacterial infection spread by inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person.
Symptoms of tuberculosis
The symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) depend on where the infection occurs.
Causes of tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a type of bacterium called mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Diagnosing tuberculosis
Several tests are used to diagnose tuberculosis (TB), depending on the type of TB that is suspected.
Treating tuberculosis
Treatment for tuberculosis (TB) depends on which type you have, although a long course of antibiotics is most often used.
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