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. Recent studies have concluded that the patients with AIDS are highly prone to get tuberculosis. Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on July, 2014