Transmission of TB
The transmission of Tuberculosis (TB) from an infected individual to a disposed individual is caused by an airborne particle, known as droplet nuclei. These droplets are microscopic water droplet containing bacteria that are released when an individual suffering from TB laugh, sing, sneeze, cough etc. therefore, transmission is deemed to occur when the susceptible person inhales droplet nuclei with tuberculosis bacteria (Dyer, 2010).
Can children give TB to other children? Who is contagious?
Children under the age of 15 years are considered to be a threat in transmitting TB because young children and infants are more vulnerable in developing deadly forms of tuberculosis diseases such as TB meningitis and