It is the infectious disease of the lung caused by Mycobacterium tubercle. Symptoms include chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever, night sweats, and weight loss. Diagnosis is done by tubercullin test, x-rays and microbial culture. BCG vaccine is available for prevention of disease.
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