Tuberculosis: A Terrible Transmitted Disease
Department of Microbiology, Aditya Degree College [PG Courses], Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Corresponding Author:
- Pramoda Earla
Department of Microbiology
Aditya Degree College [PG Courses]
Affiliated to Andhra University
Kakinada, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: August 26, 2014; Accepted Date: August 28, 2014; Published Date: August 30, 2014
Citation: Earla P (2014) Tuberculosis: A Terrible Transmitted Disease. J Mycobac Dis 4:R1-001. doi:10.4172/2161-1068.R1-001
Copyright: © 2014 Earla P. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use,distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Tuberculosis (TB) is the most common and deadly infectious disease associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent of tuberculosis which is an acid fast bacterium. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is responsible for more human mortality than any other single microbial species. Due to the emergence of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, this remains a major global health problem and ever increasing and it became a terrible transmitted disease.