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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latent_tuberculosis

A diagnosis of latent tuberculosis (LTB), also called latent tuberculosis infection ( LTBI) means a patient is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but the patient does not have active tuberculosis. Active tuberculosis can be contagious while latent tuberculosis is not, and it .... tuberculosis for an extended period of time before discovering that they are ...

www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/basics/exposed.htm

Mar 21, 2016 ... What to Do If You Have Been Exposed To TB. What to Do If You Have Been Exposed To TB You may have been exposed to TB bacteria if you ...

academic.oup.com/aje/article/152/3/247/73190/Lifetime-Risks-Incubation-Period-and-Serial

However, to our knowledge, neither this lifetime risk nor the incubation period ( the time interval between initial infection and disease onset) of tuberculosis have  ...

www.vanderbilt.edu/HRS/wellness/OHC/ohctb.pdf

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs but can attack any part of the body. ... fatigue). • What is the incubation period of tuberculosis?

www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/dtopics/infectioncontrol/ps/tuberculosis.html

What if I have an exposure to a patient with active TB disease? ... space for several hours over a period of several days) with someone with active TB disease for ...

www.medicinenet.com/tuberculosis_tb_facts/article.htm

TB is very contagious and can be spread to others by airborne droplets ...

www.tbfacts.org/tb

Some of the drugs have very severe side effects and are very difficult to take for such a long period of time. This is why there is such an urgent need for new TB ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10933272

The lifetime risk of developing disease, the incubation period, and the time period between infection and transmission (the serial interval) are three important ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/tuberculosis.html

Tuberculosis (TB) is making a comeback in the United States today - particularly ... resolves on its own as a child develops immunity over a 6- to 10-week period.