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What does TB stand for?

TB stands for Tubercle Bacillus (tuberculosis)

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German researcher Friedrich Freidmann reported isolation of this pathogen from the lung tissues of sea turtles (Chelona corticata) in 1903, referring to it as the turtle tubercle bacillus.
His discovery of the tubercle bacillus was a starting point for a worldwide campaign against an age-old scourge of the human race.
The TB bacterium also is known as the tubercle bacillus.