Read the basic TB fact sheet here.
If you are a provider and need information regarding TB reporting requirements or guidance, click here
Tuberculosis is also referred to as "TB" and is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal.
For information on tuberculosis please visit one of the websites listed below: