Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Author(s): Imran Qadir M, Shumaylia Hussain and Tehzeeb-ul-Nisa

Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a causative agent of TB was indicated by Robert Koch in 1882. Commencement of BCG vaccine after 39 years for the benefit of mankind which was used for the prevention of TB worldwide. Symptoms of TB are pyrexia, loss of appetite, loss ofweight, sweating in night. Cough is the commonest symptomof pulmonaryTuberculosis.The most common sign of lymphatic TBis swelling in the neck.Lowtemperature and headache was commonest sign of pleural and CNS TB respectively

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