What about tuberculosis makes it difficult to produce a safe vaccine that is effective at producing an immunogenic response in >99% of individuals against all strains of the bacteria? I am aware of ...
Background: I'm currently performing research in mathematical biology, specifically on the treatment dynamics of HIV and TB co-infection. Question: Can a person infected with TB disease, who are ...
I got this question which I interpret as Why PPD test in patients without M. tuberculosis often have slightly positive PPD reaction i.e., a lifelong slightly positive skin test reaction? because ...
I am reading Murray Microbiology book. Some facts M. tuberculosis is an intracellular pathogen. At the time of exposure, M. tuberculosis enters the respiratory airways and infectious particles ...
I answered to this question: In most forms of the disease, the bacillus M. tuberculosis spreads slowly and widely in the lungs, causing the formation of hard nodules (tubercles) in the ...
I am not sure which word is the best here for colonisation of alveoli by acid fast-mycobacteria. I found this question, and I am getting confused by the term obstruction of alveoli because I tend to ...