• A cough that lasts two weeks or more, especially if you cough up fluid or blood comes from your lungs when you cough
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Night sweats
  • Loss of appetite

Many of these symptoms can be confused with other illnesses. If you have these symptoms, or if you think you might have TB, see you doctor.


Public Health Agency of Canada. (2014). Canadian Tuberculosis Standards, 7th Edition. Retrieved from
Tuberculosis (TB) and Tobacco Smoking. (2010). Retrieved July 21, 2014 from

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