Postprimary Tuberculosis and Macrophage Necrosis: Is There a Big ConNECtion?

@inproceedings{Wong2016PostprimaryTA,
  title={Postprimary Tuberculosis and Macrophage Necrosis: Is There a Big ConNECtion?},
  author={Ka-Wing Wong and William R. Jacobs},
  booktitle={mBio},
  year={2016}
}
Adult or postprimary tuberculosis (TB) accounts for most TB cases. Its hallmark is pulmonary cavitation, which occurs as a result of necrosis in the lung in individuals with tuberculous pneumonia. Postprimary TB has previously been known to be associated with vascular thrombosis and delayed-type hypersensitivity, but their roles in pulmonary cavitation are unclear. A necrosis-associated extracellular cluster (NEC) refers to a cluster of drug-tolerant Mycobacterium tuberculosis attached to lysed… CONTINUE READING
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