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Tuberculosis : a comprehensive international approach

Author: Lee B Reichman; Earl S Hershfield
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, ©1993.
Series: Lung biology in health and disease, 66.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dealing with tuberculosis in both developed and developing countries, this reference examines the disease from an historical, theoretical and practical perspective. It stresses the influence of HIV  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee B Reichman; Earl S Hershfield
ISBN: 0824788524 9780824788520
OCLC Number: 924748971
Description: xxv, 752 s. : diagram, table.
Contents: History of tuberculosis, L. Fred Ayvazian. Part 1 Basic aspects: epidemiology of tuberculosis, George W. Comstock and George M. Cauthen; bacteriology of tuberculosis, Jacques H. Grosset; immunology of tuberculosis, Thomas M. Daniel and Jerrold J. Ellner; pathogenesis of tuberculosis, Edward A. Nardell; transmission and environmental control of tuberculosis, Richard L. Riley. Part 2 Practical aspects: the tuberculin test, John B. Bass, Jr.; diagnosis of tuberculosis, Jeffrey Glassroth; case finding, Hans L. Rieder; case holding, Eric Brenner and Carol Pozsik; the treatment of tuberculosis, Richard J. O'Brien; preventive therapy for tuberculosis, Lawrence J. Geiter; BCG vaccination, H.G. ten Dam; contact tracing in tuberculosis, Sue C. Etkind. Part 3 Special and unique problems: drug resistance in tuberculosis, Pattisapu R.J. Gangadharam; tuberculosis in children, Jeffrey R. Starke; tuberculosis and infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, Philip C Hopewell; tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus infection in Africa, Donald A. Enarson, et al; tuberculosis in the elderly, Reynard J. McDonald; tuberculosis in homeless populations, Philip W. Brickner, et al; tuberculosis in native North Americans, Jure Manfreda, et al; tuberculosis in the inner city, Charles P. Felton and Jean G Ford; mycobacteria causing human disease - M. avium complex, M. kansasii, M. fortuitum, and others, Paul T. Davidson; the epidemiology of tuberculosis in the foreign-born in Canada and the United States, Pamela Hutchins Orr and Earl S. Hershfield; tuberculosis in correctional facilities, M. Miles Braun. Part 4 Tuberculosis control in the world: national tuberculosis control programmes, Karel Styblo and M. Angelica Salomao; evaluation of applied strategies of tuberculosis control in the developing world, Pierre Chaulet and Noureddine Zidouni; the plan to eliminate tuberculosis in the United States, John A. Sharbaro; evaluation of applied strategies in low-prevalence countries, Jaap F. Broekmans; the role of non-governmental organizations, Annik Rouillon and Frances R. Ogasawara; the role of the World Health Organization, Arata Kochi. Part 5 The future: research needs, Dixie E. Snider, Jr. and Robert C. Good.
Series Title: Lung biology in health and disease, 66.
Responsibility: edited by Lee B. Reichman, Earl S. Hershfield.

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