TB – Tuberculosis

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Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic infectious disease, caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) of which there are three types that infect humans: M. tuberculosis - by far the most common type M.…

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Tetanus

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Introduction Tetanus is a bacterial infection caused by clostridium tetani, which causes involuntary muscle spasm, and if untreated, is fatal in about 10% of cases. The bacterium is widespread in the natural…

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Tonsillitis

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Introduction Tonsillitis is an acute inflammation of the tonsils, usually secondary to an infect. It is a common cause of sore throat, and a common reason for presentation to General…

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Toxoplasmosis

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Introduction Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoa Toxoplasma gondii, whose main reservoir is in cats, although it can infect most mammals. In humans, it can cause an…

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Trichomoniasis

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Introduction Trichomoniasis is a parasitic protozoan infection, the result of infection with the flagellated anaerobic trichomonas vaginalis. This is the most common protozoan infection in the developed world It is…

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