Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and bloodstream to any organ in your body mostly lungs.
According to WHO estimation, Germany is a low TB incident Nation. The number of cases reported in Germany are around 400. which makes a rate of 7 cases per 100 000 of population.
Treatment of TB uses antibiotics to kill the bacteria. Effective TB treatment is difficult, due to the unusual structure and chemical composition of the mycobacterial cell wall.
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