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Pulmonary Aspergillosis Resembling to Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  • Chen Qiu
  • Dong-Na Su
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Abstract

Pulmonary tuberculosis is still a common infectious disease that threatens human health. It is a public health issue and a social problem of human being. In China, it is one of the important diseases in the field of disease control. Since the 1980s, pulmonary tuberculosis has been globally deteriorating, and its prevalence has been obviously increasing in many developing countries including China. According to a report by WHO, about 550 million were ever infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in China. A report by WHO in the year 2017 indicated that the cases of tuberculosis in seven countries account for 64% of the global total burden, with India ranking the first followed by Indonesia, China, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, and South Africa.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Qiu
    • 1
  • Dong-Na Su
    • 1
  1. 1.Second Clinical Medical College of Jinan UniversityShenzhenChina

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