Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

Symptoms

General primary symptoms of tuberculosis include:Fever, fatigue night sweats, loss of appitite, weightlossPulmonary tuberculosis symptoms: Coughing, chestpains, blood-stained sputumCan effect:Lungs, intestines, bones/joints, skin, genitourinary,lympatic and nervous systems

Tuberculosis is caused by airbore droplets, dust particles or food particles. The bacteria is transmitted through the sputum in bonvine (spread by cattle and milk) form. There is no specific incubation period and an attack does not promise lasting immunity to tuberculosis. Bacilli remain inactive in the body until the body is vunerable and weak, then they attack by multiplying followed by creating the symptoms.

Main Causes

Living conditions that are overflowing or are in poverty (poor health care accessibility) are more prelevant to tuberculosis, such as: Asia Africa, South America and Europe.

Contributing Factorsto Tuberculosis

-BCG Vaccine 1924-Hybrin Canola Plant 1942-1952-Chemotheraputic Agent 1944Diagnose Process:Skin gets scratched with a protein substance derived from cultures tubercle bacilli, if the skin reacts positive, that means you hace contacted tuberculosis. It can also be diagnosed from the sputum.

Vaccinations andDiagnostion

The immune system is made of three defense systems. The primary defense system is made up of physical barriers such as: skin, nostrils, hair, ear wax, tears, mucus, first part of the body the inavder comes in contact withThe secondary defense system is circulatory system, WBC, plateletsThe tertiary defense system is made up of antigens and antibodies.

Diagnose Process:Skin gets scratched with a protein substance derived from cultures tubercle bacilli, if the skin reacts positive, that means you hace contacted tuberculosis. It can also be diagnosed from the sputum.

Immune Defense Systems

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WBC= White blood cellsPhagocytic WBC come in increased amounts to attack the invader with lysosomes Antigens are special markesr on forigen invaders and pathogensAntibodies are a specialized WBC to lock onto forigen inavders or pathogens that are attacking your body, to create a antidote against itPlatelets form a wall on a open wound to stop bleeding from the inside


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