Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB primarily affects the lungs, but it can also affect organs in the central nervous system, lymphatic system, and circulatory system among others. The disease was called "consumption" in the past because of the way it would consume from within anyone who became infected.

This discussion is about Tuberculosis and topics covered are the following:
-Symptoms
-Diagnostic Tests
-Disseminated Disease
-Therapy and Side effects of therapy
-Screening

This video tutorial clip continues the series of USMLE ALGORITHMS. Look out for book to be released late Spring.