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1 Tuberculosis Quiz Accelerating Advocacy for TB/HIV 15th July 2010, Vienna

2 Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a virus? TRUE FALSE

3 Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a virus? FALSE

4 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb)

5 TB can be transmitted from person to person through touching or sharing plates/cups? TRUE FALSE

6 TB can be transmitted from person to person through touching or sharing plates/cups? FALSE

7 TB can be transmitted through singing? TRUE FALSE

8 TB can be transmitted through singing? TRUE

9 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis Spread like the common cold Respiratory droplets in the air Coughing, sneezing, talking, singing.

10 Tuberculosis only affects the lungs. TRUE FALSE

11 Tuberculosis only affects the lungs. FALSE

12 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria - Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Respiratory droplets in the air - Coughing, sneezing, talking, singing. TB usually affects the lungs but it can spread to other body parts

13 A fifth (20%) of the world s population is infected with tuberculosis? TRUE FALSE

14 A fifth (20%) of the world s population is infected with tuberculosis? FALSE

15 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria - Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Respiratory droplets in the air - Coughing, sneezing, talking, singing. TB usually affects the lungs but it can spread to other body parts 1/3 of the world s population infected with TB

16 What are the main symptoms of TB disease?

17 What are the main symptoms of TB disease? persistent cough for > 2-3 weeks weight loss fever night sweats coughing up blood

18 Everyone who is infected with tuberculosis will eventually fall sick and die without treatment? TRUE FALSE

19 Everyone who is infected with tuberculosis will eventually fall sick and die without treatment? FALSE

20 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis Spread like the common cold Respiratory droplets in the air Coughing, sneezing, talking, singing. TB usually affects the lungs but it can spread to other body parts 1/3 of the world s population is infected with TB Only 5-10% actually develop TB disease during their lifetime

21 Some people are more likely than others to develop TB disease once they have been infected? TRUE FALSE

22 Some people are more likely than others to develop TB disease once they have been infected? TRUE

23 Tuberculosis Caused by infection with a bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis Spread like the common cold Respiratory droplets in the air Coughing, sneezing, talking, singing. TB usually affects the lungs but it can spread to other body parts 1/3 of the world s population is infected with TB Only 5-10% actually develop TB disease during their lifetime Latent TB infection progresses to TB disease when the body s defence system is weakened e.g. HIV infection, malnutrition

24 People who use drugs who are HIV negative are at increased risk of tuberculosis? TRUE FALSE

25 People who use drugs who are HIV negative are at increased risk of tuberculosis? TRUE

26 TB infection and disease rates can be up to 10 times higher in people who use drugs who are HIV negative compared to people who do not use drugs.

27 Tuberculosis is preventable and curable? TRUE FALSE

28 Tuberculosis is preventable and curable? TRUE

29 Tuberculosis is preventable and curable for people living with HIV? TRUE FALSE

30 Tuberculosis is preventable and curable for people living with HIV? TRUE

31 TB is curable! TB is treatable and curable, even in people living with HIV (96% TB curable with 1 st line drugs) Mortality rate much higher in people living with HIV TB is preventable! The Three I s for HIV/TB Infection control Isoniazid preventive therapy Intensive case finding

32 Thank you!

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