No formalin please, it could be TB!

Historically, tuberculosis (TB) in the UK was primarily associated with pulmonary infection. However, as the rates of TB in the UK have risen, so has the proportion of extra pulmonary disease. In 1987, the total number of new TB cases was 5,085 and 21% of these were extra pulmonary. By 2009, the annualnumber of TB cases had risen to 9,040 with 46% being… CONTINUE READING