This disease occurs all over the world. However, the incidence is more in tropical countries that have dirty living conditions and overcrowding.
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Tuberculosis is a specific communicable disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is otherwise known as Phthisis which means “to dry up”. It affects both the pulmonary and non-pulmonary tissues. The disease may be acute or chronic, general or local. It is a disease that is found almost everywhere.