NCLEX RN Practice Question # 883

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 883.


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  • Tuberculosis is highly communicable disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Transmitted by the airborne route.
  • Multidrug-resistant strains of tuberculosis can result from improper compliance, noncompliance with treatment programs, or development of mutations in tubercle bacillus.

Transmission of Tuberculosis:

  • Transplacental transmission is rare.
  • Transmission can occur during birth through aspiration of infected amniotic fluid.
  • The newborn can become infected from contact with infected individuals.

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