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Title Tuberculosis / edited by Christoph Lange and Giovanni Battista Migliori
Published Sheffield : European Respiratory Society, 2012


Description 1 online resource (viii, 259 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series European respiratory monograph, 1025-448X ; 58
European respiratory monograph ; 58.
Contents Front cover; Blank page; Title page; Blank page; Table of contents; Preface; Guest Editors; Introduction; Chapter 1. Microbiology of Mycobacterium tubersulosis and a new diagnostic test for TB; Chapter 2. Epidemiology of TB; Chapter 3. Pulmonary diseases caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria; Chapter 4. Human genetic variability and susceptibility to pulmonary TB; Chapter 5. State of the art in vaccine development against TB; Chapter 6. Prevention of TB in areas of low incidence; Chapter 7. Prevention of TB in areas of high incidence; Chapter 8. TB drug resistance in high-incidence countries
Chapter 9. TB drug resistance in low-incidence countriesChapter 10. Diagnosis of TB: state of the art; Chapter 11. Omics and single molecule detection: the future of TB diagnostics; Chapter 12. Treatment of TB; Chapter 13. Management of adverse drug events in TB therapy; Chapter 14. TB in migrants; Chapter 15. TB in children; Chapter 16. TB as an occupational disease; Chapter 17. TB in the immunocompromised host; Chapter 18. The WHO strategy for TB control and elimination
Summary This Monograph draws together state-of-the-art articles on TB. It focuses on the latest developments in the areas of epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis.
Tuberculosis -- Epidemiology
Tuberculosis -- Treatment
Tuberculosis -- Prevention.
Lungs -- Diseases.
Respiratory infections.
Mycobacterial diseases.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
Gram-positive bacterial infections.
Bacterial diseases.
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Mycobacterium Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases
Respiratory infections
Mycobacterial diseases
Lungs -- Diseases
Gram-positive bacterial infections
Bacterial diseases
Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis
Tuberculosis -- Epidemiology
Tuberculosis -- Prevention
Tuberculosis -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Lange, Christoph (Biologist)
Migliori, Giovanni Battista, 1960-
European Respiratory Society.
ISBN 9781849840286