Tuberculosis - Zoonotic Disease.

(Part 4, Zoonotic Diseases, VPE)


by Dr. Ripan Biswas, Department of VPE, F/O-VAS, of WBUAFS.

Tuberculosis - Zoonotic Disease.


There is one death from TB every 15 seconds (Over 3 million per year). Without treatment, up to 60% people will die. 2nd most common infectious cause of deaths (WHO 2013). Burden Countries (India, China, Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Pakistan)

Note: The following pdf is the VPE note of Zoonotic DiseasesPart 4 of BVSc & AH. *VPE- Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology.

Topics of the PDF file of 'Tuberculosis' : 

What are Mycobacteria ? / History of Tuberculosis / Indian scenario of Tuberculosis / Global Scenario of Tuberculosis / Pre-Disposing Factors / Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis / Microscopic examination or Serological Test of Tuberculosis / Prevention and Control / Problems of Tuberculosis control in India.

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