Study shows gene defect can cause TB in children
The department of paediatric hematology and oncology led by Dr Harsha Prasada L at KMC Hospital, in association with the National Institute of Immunohematology, Mumbai and Imagine Institute, Human genetics of infectious disease team in Paris, found that tuberculosis can also be caused among children due to a gene defect.

Recently, KMC Hospital witnessed two rare cases of children, two and six years old. suffering from tuberculosis due to genetic defect in immunity....