tuberculosis

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Synonyms for tuberculosis

TB

Synonyms for tuberculosis

an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

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36 per cent women tested positive for genital tuberculosis under the new test emphasising the need for a serious investigation into the disease as a cause of infertility among women.
04 per cent women positive for tuberculosis bacteria DNA who had a previous history of pulmonary tuberculosis and genital tuberculosis respectively," said Dr Sarman Singh, head of the clinical microbiology division of the department of laboratory medicine.
Genital tuberculosis causes 5 to 16 per cent of infertility among Indian women," Singh added.
The prevalence of genital tuberculosis in women presenting with infertility varies from 1% in developed countries to 30% in developing countries (6).
found that diagnosis of genital tuberculosis by ZN stain could be achieved only in 2% of cases (5).
Patients with history of genital or extra genital tuberculosis diagnosed by acid fast bacilli (AFB) culture and/or histopathology were considered as having positive history for tuberculosis.