Caregiving: Is TB a worry?


“Relative to other countries, the incidence of TB in this country is relatively low — we have generally good healthcare and good hygiene; however, the case numbers had been in decline until HIV — TB occurs in situations where people are in close contact with infected individuals and cases are not diagnosed or treated aggressively,” Randall Basaraba, of the department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University, told United Press International’s Caregiving.