Why Is Tuberculosis Still a Problem?

Why Is Tuberculosis Still a Problem?

The bacterial pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) has plagued humans for probably 70,000 years and remains a global threat to this day.1, 2 In 1882, Robert Koch recognized Mtb as the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), but it took decades for the first...

Watch List: Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria

Written By:┬áRobert C. Jerris, Ph.D. D (ABMM) Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA A simple tubing trip down a rushing river; an encounter with a rock resulting in a small abrasion on the knee; a life threatening...