A person is suffering from chest pain,breathlessness, loss of body weight, persistent cough and produces blood stained sputum. a. Name the disease and its causative. b. Mention two means of transmission.

Asked by  | 16th Jan, 2014, 03:18: PM

Expert Answer:

If a person is suffering from chest pain, breathlessness, loss of body weight, persistent cough and produces blood stained sputum, then he/she is likely to suffer from Tuberculosis.

Causative agent: Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Modes of transmission: Through air, dust or the sputum of an infected person

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 18th Jan, 2014, 10:40: AM

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