Neil Schluger

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What every physician needs to know: Tuberculosis is an infection that primarily affects the lungs but can also involve nearly every organ system in the body. It is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a slow-growing microorganism that is characteristically acid-fast; that is, it resists decolonization by acid after it has been stained. The microorganisms that cause…

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