Links for Tuberculosis

Wikipedia

Great info and has lots of links to check out for research.

CDC (Centers for Disease Control) TB Links

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs. But, TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal. TB disease was once the leading cause of death in the United States.

American Lung Association

The mission of the American Lung Association® is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The American Lung Association® is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country.

WHO (World Health Organization)

WHO is working to dramatically reduce the burden of TB, and halve TB deaths and prevalence by 2015, through its Stop TB Strategy and supporting the Global Plan to Stop TB.

TB Skin Test

Yep, you've most likely had one! If you are writing a report on TB, you need to read up on the test for it.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Read all about TB!! Gret site for learning about research being done on this disease.

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