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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 09)

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Page : 2830-2832

Keywords : Pregnant; women; tuberculosis;

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Introduction: Despite the advancement of science and the efforts of various global organizations, tuberculosis remains one of the deadliest diseases in the world; any people are suffering from the disease and, due to lack of facilities, may lose their lives. It is estimated that 19-43% of the world's population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus discovered by the German physician, Robert Koch, on March 34, 1882, and his name survived forever. .Methods: In this review article, the databases Medline, Cochrane, Science Direct, and Google Scholar were thoroughly searched to identify the studies Pregnant women and tuberculosi. In this review, the papers published until early January 2017 that were conducted to study the Pregnant women and tuberculosi were selected. In searching for the articles, those English papers were selected that had Pregnant women and tuberculosis. Results: .Pregnant women are more susceptible to immunological changes in the immune system, in comparison with other people who are infected with tuberculosis. The most recent changes in immunity are in the later months of pregnancy, caused by increase in the level of progesterone. The production of antibodies and complement proteins of the immune system decrease significantly due to pregnancy hormones and this, in turn, makes pregnant women more susceptible to infections in general and tuberculosis, in particular. Conclusion: After intracellular bacterial proliferation and spreading to the blood, tuberculosis infection s usually transmitted through the placenta into the baby's body in pregnant women. Blood transfusion by pair causes infectious tuberculosis in the liver and spleen of the baby. Occasionally, the bacteria may find its way into the midsole of the ears through amniotic fluid and cause infections in the middle ear. Keywords: Pregnant, women ,tuberculosis

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