Tag: Occupational Lung Disease

Five Common Respiratory Disorders

Respiratory Disorders: (1) Tuberculosis- Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculae. It spreads through the sputum of infected persons. Sputum is mucus expelled from the trachea via the mouth. It contains mucus-trapped dust particles and bacteria. The bacteria of tuberculosis release tuberculin, a toxin that causes fever, loss of weight and general weakness. The bacteria cause the …