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Latent tuberculosis

Latent tuberculosis: Introduction

Latent tuberculosis: It is possible and very common to be infected with TB and not have TB disease. In most people who breathe in TB bacteria and become infected, ... more about Latent tuberculosis.

Latent tuberculosis: Infection with the bacteria causing tuberculosis but without any disease or symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Latent tuberculosis is available below.

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Latent tuberculosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung more »

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Article Excerpts about Latent tuberculosis

It is possible and very common to be infected with TB and not have TB disease. In most people who breathe in TB bacteria and become infected, the body is able to fight the bacteria to stop them from growing. The bacteria become inactive, but they remain alive in the body and can become active later. This is called TB infection. (Source: excerpt from Tuberculosis: NWHIC)


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