Sex differences in tuberculosis

@article{Hertz2018SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in tuberculosis},
  author={David Hertz and Bianca Schneider},
  journal={Seminars in Immunopathology},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={225-237}
}
Tuberculosis is the most prevalent bacterial infectious disease in humans and the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS. The causative agent, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is carried by an estimated two billion people globally and claims more than 1.5 million lives each year. Tuberculosis rates are significantly higher in men than in women, reflected by a male-to-female ratio for worldwide case notifications of 1.7. This phenomenon is not new and has been… 
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