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Tuberculosis - Pamphlet


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Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by a germ called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually strikes the lungs but it may also affect other organs such as the lymph glands, kidneys, and bones. Tuberculosis may develop rapidly after a person’s first contact with the germ or may appear several years later.

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Online since: June 29, 2007
Last modification: July 12, 2010

Author: MSSS

Publication no : 10-266-01A

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