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  • Created on: 12-12-12 16:40


caused by bacteria.

symptoms are coughing, chest pains, teirdness, loss of appitite and caughing up blood.

  • transmitted by droplets.
  • invade e.c.
  • stimulate inflammatory response.
  • reduced elasticity and thickens walls.
  • reduced rate of oxygen diffusion.
  • reproduce.

risk factor is overcrowding, poor diet and aids.

treated by antibiotics, prevented by BCG vaccine.

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