Tuberculosis is caused by one of several bacteria belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC). Of these Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the most important causative agent. Some people might suffer from latent TB (where the bacteria remains dormant for many years without showing any symptoms) or show symptoms which is known as active TB. Whether you experience symtposm of not the best way to detect TB is with the help of diagnostic tests. However most people are scared about undergoing clinical tests. Dr Shalu Verma Kumar CORE Diagnostics explains in detail about what happens during the diagnosis of tuberculosis. How is TB diagnosed?