Reading 2 Bacteria6 - Mycobacteria

Microbe Name: 
Mycobacteria
Structural Image: 
Microbe Type: 
Parent Accordion Part: 
III. Bacteria
Disease Caused: 
Tuberculosis
Damage: 
Intracellular growth of bacteria causing lung tissue destruction
Symptoms: 
Fever, fatigue, chronic cough with blood and phlegm
Mode of Transmission: 
Direct contact with respiratory fluids
Microbe Table Index: 
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