Tuberculosis Tuberculosis is an incurable, stubborn, and often fatal infectious disease caused by a strain of bacteria known as bacilli. Tuberculosis, (or, too-bur-yuh-lee-is) also commonly infects other organs, including the lungs, heart, and other bones. Tuberculosis has been one of the worse tropical diseases of the past. As such, it became much less common inRead more
Prolonged unexplained fever, confusion despite adequate antimicrobial therapy, and convulsions after the apparent subsidence of infection are classic.