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Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition 5th Edition

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition 5th Edition

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition 5th Edition

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

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Peter D O Davies

MA DM FRCP, Professor and Consultant Physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Stephen B Gordon

MA MD FRCP DTM&H, Head of Department, Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Geraint Davies

BM FRCP PhD DTM&H, Reader in Infection Pharmacology and Consultant in Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool, UK

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 477 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 5 edition (March 17, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1444154346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444154344

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