Treated with TB Medicine

Was suffering from low grade fever from 1 month along with weakness. Done many tests by family doctor but all -ve. Has Family history of TB of my all other family members, I was also in doubt of TB. But all tests including TB Gold came -ve. But still doctor started TB med. and everything is fine now. Was it really TB ?
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Hi, you might have had latent tuberculosis infection. Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a condition in which a person is infected with. M. tuberculosis, but does not currently have active tuberculosis disease.  The primary infection is usually asymptomatic (majority of cases), although a small number go on to have symptomatic haematological dissemination which may result in miliary tuberculosis. Only in 5% of patients, usually those with impaired immunity, go on to have progressive primary tuberculosis.
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