Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TB Facts

1962- national tb programme
1992 - RNTCP
Tb declared as global emergency by WHO in 1983
Tb most common opportunistic infn in hiv in India
Tb barometer of social welfare in india
Every tb pt infects 10-15 ppl in a yr
World tb day 24 march
Tb bacteria alive in sputum for 1 day n droplet nuclei for 10 day
ARI 1.7% in india
Prevalence of infection 40% in india

National TB institute- banglore
Tb research centre- chennai
LRS inst of TB n respiratory diseases - New delhi
BCG vaccine manufactured in Guindy
Minimum bacillary load for positive result >10000 bacilli per ml sputum

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