Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis and chronic airflow obstruction.

  title={Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis and chronic airflow obstruction.},
  author={Toni S Jordan and Elspeth M Spencer and Peter Davies},
  volume={15 4},
Both tuberculosis and bronchiectasis carry a significant burden worldwide in terms of morbidity and mortality, as well as financial, especially in the developing world. Epidemiological data for tuberculosis are now more readily available since the World Health Organisation declared it 'a global emergency' in 1993. The global prevalence of bronchiectasis, a recognized sequel of tuberculosis, is unknown, but is by no means insignificant. The pathophysiology of chronic airflow obstruction in both… CONTINUE READING

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