Bacterial Infection Case Study: Tuberculosis
Organisms become ill for many reasons. In some cases, it can be caused by an invading bacteria that attack a specific organ or body system. Tuberculosis is an example of a bacteria that can cause great harm to an individual and to a population of people. Use the following resources to learn more about this pathogen. Then, answer the questions below.
- What is tuberculosis?
- How does tuberculosis affect a person's body?
- How is tuberculosis similar and different from the flu virus?
- How does your immune system respond to tuberculosis?
- What is prescribed as a treatment for tuberculosis?