Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition
Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition by Peter D O Davies and Stephen B Gordon
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
Ebook format: PDF
Ebook page: 481
File size: 26.73 MB
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