Tuberculosis definition

Tuberculosis means all forms of tuberculosis;
Tuberculosis means the contagious, infectious and communicable disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis.
Tuberculosis means a disease caused by tubercle bacilli.

Examples of Tuberculosis in a sentence

Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug- Susceptible Tuberculosis.

Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children.

Optimization of SABRE for Polarization of the Tuberculosis Drugs Pyrazinamide and Isoniazid.

Guidelines for Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis and Patient Care, 2017 Update (World Health Organization, Geneva, 2017).

DMID01-009 was supported by the Tuberculosis Research Unit at Case Western Reserve University, established with funds from NIAID under contracts NO1-AI95383 and HHSN266200700022C/NO1-AI-70022.


More Definitions of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis or “TB” means the namesake member organism of M. tuberculosis complex and the most common causative infectious agent of TB disease in humans. In certain instances, the species name refers to the entire M. tuberculosis complex, which includes M. bovis and M. african, M. microti,
Tuberculosis means an infectious disease of humans and animals caused by a species of Mycobacterium mainly infecting the lungs where it causes tubercles characterised by the expectoration of mucus and sputum, fever, weight loss, and chest pain, and which is transmitted through inhalation, ingestion of bacteria;
Tuberculosis means a disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, or Mycobacterium africanum.
Tuberculosis means infection with Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis).
Tuberculosis means a potentially fatal contagious disease caused by the bacterial microorganisms of the mycobacterium tuberculosis complex that can affect almost any part of the body but most commonly affects the lungs.
Tuberculosis means infectious tuberculosis as defined in 641—1.1(139A).