Types of Tuberculosis


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Types list: The list of types of Tuberculosis mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Active TB - fully active TB disease
  • Latent TB infections - an inactive form; also just called "TB infection"; about 10 to 15 million people in the United States
  • Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) - newer TB strains that are resistant to many drugs.
  • Miliary tuberculosis - causing multiple abscesses in various body parts.

Last revision: June 23, 2003

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