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Tuberculosis Reporting to the
DC TB Control Program
What is TB?
"TB" short for tuberculosis, is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attacks the lungs but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal.
- Tuberculosis and Chest Clinic Location
(at the DC Health and Wellness Center)
- How Does TB Spread?
Additional TB Resources for Health Care Professionals