Tuberculosis

Description

Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious-infectious disease caused mainly by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that in most individuals is usually asymptomatic but that in at risk individuals (e.g. with diabetes or with HIV infection) can cause weakness, fever, weight loss, night sweat, and respiratory anomalies such as chronic cough, chest pain, hemoptysis or respiratory insufficiency.

Clinical Features

Phenotypes and symptoms related to Tuberculosis

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Cough
  • Abnormal lung morphology

Incidence and onset information

— Based on the latest data available TUBERCULOSIS have a estimated incidence of 139 per 100k in Europe.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Researches and researchers

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Tuberculosis Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
SLC11A1.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics (United States).

SLC11A1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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Sources and references

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