Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is a respiratory disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB can be spread through the air when a person with active disease in their lungs or airways coughs, sneezes or talks. Exposure to TB can also result in latent TB infection (LTBI) – those with LTBI do not have symptoms and cannot spread TB to others. TB is preventable, treatable and curable with antibiotics.

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PHO Webinar: Blastomycosis in Ontario: Public health and clinical considerations

This webinar is intended to provide health care professionals working in public health and primary care with an overview of the etiology of Blastomycosis and epidemiology in Ontario. As well, available diagnostic methods and varying clinical presentations will be discussed. 

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Updated 19 Feb 2020