Review

Tuberculosis: a disease that is alive and kicking

DOI: 10.1080/10158782.2013.11441543
Author(s): Angela RevelasPathological Department,

Abstract

Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death from a single infectious disease, accounting for over a quarter of avoidable deaths in adults. The great majority of cases, and more than 95% of deaths, occur in the developing world.

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