Tuberculosis is caused by a bacteria (mycobacterium tuberculosis) that spreads through air and breathed into the lungs of individuals. To examine if a person may have tuberculosis, a skin exam is preformed and the size of the induration is examined by physicians. If the test is positive (which may be a false positive due to BCG vaccines) a chest X-ray is preformed for further analysis.
03/03/2016 - After 18 deaths were reported in Wisconsin, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wisconsin health officials began investigating a serious outbreak of a rare blood infection caused by Elizabethkingia, a type of bacteria which is extremely difficult to treat with antibiotics.
[INFOGRAPHIC] Endotoxemia is a serious condition resulting from the presence of endotoxin in a horse's blood. It has several causes, ranging from retained fetal membranes after foaling to colic to skin infections. No matter the origin, endotoxemia can lead to shock, laminitis, and even death. Learn more in our step-by-step visual guide, brought to you by TheHorse.com and Plasvacc USA! #horses #horsehealth #endotoxemia
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Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is spread when you come in contact with blood contaminated with the virus. 130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection.