Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitioner-whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practice-with a synoptic and definitive account of the latest methods of diagnosis, treatment and control of this challenging and debilitating disease.
New in the Fifth Edition:
Gamma interferon-based blood tests for the screening of latent infection
New molecular techniques for diagnosing the species of Mycobacterium and identifying the gene for rifampicin resistance
Updated content on the human immune response to the tubercle bacillus
Details of microscopic observation for drug sensitivity
Expanded sections on the management and control of TB both locally and globally
A wealth of new diagrams and clinical photographs
Access to companion eBook included with the print book
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 477
Weight: 1300 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 28 mm
Edition: 5th New edition
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