TB - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

TB - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis - Forms pus Over a period...

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Responsible for the most human deaths Bacterial systemic disease   has the most effect on lung tissue o Forms spores Found all over the world  o El Salvador, Siberia, China, Mongolia o Incidence in the U.S. is much higher than we know about Transmitted by : Consuming infected products (an example is unpasteurized milk) Primary host:  People and Deer Symptoms : Very slow onset Secondary pneumonia
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Unformatted text preview: Forms pus Over a period of time: o Lethargic o Labored breathing o Heads will hang low 6 months to a year: o Eventually die of respiratory failure Diagnosed : Routinely tested for TB test: injection into intradermal layer of skin o check in 72 hours for a reaction Treatment and Prevention : MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS Animals that have TB dont treatEUTHANIZE...
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