World Gastroenterology Organisation

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WGO Practice Guideline

Digestive Tract Tuberculosis


Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, typically causing pulmonary TB. TB is the ninth most frequent cause of death worldwide and is the leading cause due to a single infectious agent, ranking above human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS).

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  • Mohamed Tahiri (Chair, Morocco)
  • K.L. Goh (Co-Chair, Malaysia)
  • Zaigham Abbas (Pakistan)
  • David Epstein (South Africa)
  • Chen Min-Hu (China)
  • Chris Mulder (Netherlands)
  • Amarender Puri (India)
  • Michael Schultz (New Zealand)
  • Anton LeMair (Netherlands)

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