Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection caused by the species mycobacterium, hence it is also called as mycobacterium tuberculosis. The target organ affected is lungs. It is a contagious disease and transmits through air while the infected patient coughs and sneezes. TB can be remained in the body years together without showing any symptoms. Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014