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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Targeted treatment of individuals at increased risk for reactivation tuberculosis is necessary if the disease is to be eliminated in the United States, Dr.
It is used extensively to differentiate reactivation tuberculosis (TB), which is due to a remote infection, from disease caused by recently transmitted organisms.
The inference is that in adults, reactivation tuberculosis is the result of reinfection in a previously sensitized host, perpetuated by the belief that primary infection always had occurred by adolescence.
Recent findings indicate that the clinical and radiographic difference has more to do with age-related immunity; however, differentiation between primary and reactivation tuberculosis has become more difficult in recent years.
Lupus vulgaris is a form of secondary or reactivation tuberculosis caused due to haematogenous spread.