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Introduction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of mortality in all over the world. The infection caused by M. tuberculosis is commonly known as tuberculosis or TB. According to a CDC report, in 2012, approximately nine million patients were infected globally with TB and the fatality was around 1.3 million1. It is estimated that nearly one third of the global population is infected with TB. M. tuberculosis was first described by Robert Koch in the year 1882 as the “tubercle bacillus”.
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Adequate oxygenation and ventilation B. Improved hemodynamics From the years 1998 to 2007, about 1,500 Americans were infected with the bacteria associated with Neisseria meningitdis commonly known as meningococcus. Unfortunately about eleven percent of those infected died and about twenty percent of the people suffer from long term consequences such as brain damage, kidney disease, or amputations. Meningococcemia is an acute and potentially life-threatening infection of the bloodstream that can cause many sy... ... middle of paper ... ...53). St. Louis, MI: Elsevier.
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Meningitis is a disease that involves infection of the tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord, these tissues are called meninges. There are three types of meningitis; viral, fungal, and bacterial. Viral meningitis usually resolves on its own. Medications can be prescribes for symptoms but the virus just has to run its course. The viral form is often misdiagnosed as the flu because the symptoms so similar.