Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tuberculosis is an infection caused by mycobacterium. It infects lungs and other parts of the body such as spine, kidneys and brain. If a baby has a TB infection he/she has a small number of  TB germs in his/her body, but the immune system is preventing them from causing symptoms.

  1. Loss of apetite
  2. Persistent fever
  3. Night Sweats
  4. Weight loss