What is tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease usually affecting the lungs (pulmonary TB) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Other parts of the body (extrapulmonary TB) can also be affected; for example brain, lymph nodes, kidneys, bones, joints, larynx, intestines, or eyes.

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1. What is tuberculosis?
2. Who gets tuberculosis?
3. How is tuberculosis spread?
4. What are the symptoms of tuberculosis?
5. What is the difference between a tuberculosis infection and the disease?
6. How soon do symptoms appear?
7. When and for how long is a person able to spread tuberculosis?
8. What is the treatment for tuberculosis?
9. What can be the effect of not being treated for tuberculosis?
10. What can be done to prevent the spread of tuberculosis?