Innate immunity in tuberculosis
...neutralisation would lead to lack of control of initial or chronic infection and granuloma structure loss (Lin, et al., 2007).
Algood, et al. (2003) noted that the formation... Topic: Innate Immunity in Tuberculosis I. Introduction Tuberculosis, one of the most important infectious diseases that kill about 3 millions of people per year, caused by aerobic, non – spore – forming, non – motile bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, contains a coat that is waxy and stains red using an acid – fast stain (Schiffman, 2008; Raja, 2004; Robbins, et al, 1995). This disease that commonly affects the lung was first isolated by a German physician, Robert Koch, in 1882 who subsequently received a...