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Pathogenesis and Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Pathogenesis and Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis quickly after infection encounters with alveolar resident macrophages, after which dendritic cells and monocyte-derived macrophages also take part in the phagocytic process. Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Patients, suffering from active pulmonary TB are the principal source of TB transmission. These patients expel aerosolized tubercle bacilli by the respiratory