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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  

Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 2
Transmission and Pathogenesis

Study Questions

Answers to these questions can be found in the text.

  1. How is TB spread?
  2. After TB has been transmitted, how long does it take before TB infection can be detected with a tuberculin skin test?
  3. What conditions increase the risk that TB infection will progress to disease?
  4. Describe the classification system for TB.

 


Released October 2008
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