Acid fast bacillus
Latent disease believed to affect >20% of world population.
Prevalence higher in developing nations and mimics HIV/AIDS distribution
Upper lobe pnuemonia
Lymph node disease
Airborne precautions for pulmonary disease.
Caseating granulomas on pathology.
MDR includes rifampin and isoniazid resistance.
See the BCCDC for up to date information in pregnancy