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Title Clinical tuberculosis / edited by Peter D.O. Davies, Stephen B. Gordon, Gerry Davies.

Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.995 CLIN    AVAILABLE
Edition Fifth edition.
Physical description xvi, 463 pages ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents SECTION I Background -- ch. 1 The History of Tuberculosis from Earliest Times to the Development of Drugs / Jane E. Buikstra -- ch. 2 Epidemiology / Christopher Dye -- SECTION II Pathology and Immunology -- ch. 3 Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- The Organism / John M. Grange -- ch. 4 Genotyping and Its Implications for Transmission Dynamics and Tuberculosis Control / Laura F. Anderson -- ch. 5 Histopathology / Helen C. Wainwright -- SECTION III Diagnosis -- ch. 6 Immunodiagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection / Katrina Pollock -- ch. 7 Diagnosis of Tuberculosis / Luis E. Cuevas -- ch. 8 Tuberculosis Clinical Immunology / Robert S. Wallis -- SECTION IV Clinical Aspects -- ch. 9 Respiratory Tuberculosis / Aravind Ponnuswamy -- ch. 10 Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System / Guy Thwaites -- ch. 11 Non-Respiratory Tuberculosis / Peter Ormerod -- ch. 12 Tuberculosis in Childhood / Delane Shingadia -- SECTION V Treatment --
Contents note continued: ch. 13 Clinical Pharmacology of the Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs / Charles A. Peloquin -- ch. 14 Chemotherapy Including Drug-Resistant Therapy / Geraint Davies -- ch. 15 New Developments in Drug Treatment / Alexander S. Pym -- ch. 16 The Surgical Management of Tuberculosis and Its Complications / Richard S. Steyn -- SECTION VI Tuberculosis in Special Situations -- ch. 17 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis Co-Infection / Greg Calligaro -- ch. 18 Tuberculosis and Migration / Einar Heldal -- ch. 19 Tuberculosis and Poverty: A Clinical Perspective / S. Bertel Squire -- ch. 20 Multi- and Extreme Drug Resistance: The Experience of India / Zarir F. Udwadia -- SECTION VII Prevention -- ch. 21 Preventive Therapy / Jean-Pierre Zellweger -- ch. 22 Bacille Calmette--Guerin and Prospects for New Vaccines against Tuberculosis / Helen McShane -- SECTION VIII Control -- ch. 23 Community Approaches to Tuberculosis Treatment / Michael L. Rich --
Contents note continued: ch. 24 Control of Tuberculosis in Low-Incidence Countries / Robert Aldridge -- ch. 25 Control of Tuberculosis in High-Prevalence Countries / Jayant N. Banavaliker -- ch. 26 The Role of the Tuberculosis Nurse Specialist / Christine E. Bell -- SECTION IX Related Aspects -- ch. 27 Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria / Jakko van Ingen -- ch. 28 Animal Tuberculosis / Leigh A. L. Comer -- SECTION X Conclusions.
Summary "Completely updated and revised, and now with a digital version, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB worker, 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 important and ever-spreading global disease. New for the fifth edition, a totally revised section on the latest diagnostic methods includes techniques of gamma interferon based blood tests for the screening of latent infection to the 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. New developments such as the microscopic observation for drug sensitivity are detailed. Expanded sections on the management and control of TB both locally and globally. A wealth of new diagrams and clinical photographs help make the information available at a glance. With vital source e book: download the e book to your computer or access it anywhere with an internet browser, search the full text and add your own notes and highlights, link through from references to Pub Med"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Davies, P. D. O., editor of compilation.
Gordon, Stephen B., editor of compilation.
Davies, Gerry (Geraint R.), editor of compilation.
Subject Tuberculosis.
ISBN 9781444154344 (hardback : alk. paper)