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Some of the usual symptoms of active TB include fever, chills, night sweats, cough, and weight loss.
It is best to catch the infection of TB while it is latent.
The main way to avoid infection is to avoid people with active tuberculosis.
People with active TB disease should stay home in order to avoid infecting others.
Both latent TB infection and active TB disease are treated with antibiotics.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.