Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

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Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitionera€”whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practicea€”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 bookIt is reassuring to know when we carry out large-scale screening that we have the back-up of the IMT, but at the end of the day, it is the TB nursing team that has to arrange for letters to be sent, to organise the timing of the event and carry outanbsp;...

Title:Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition
Author:Peter D O Davies, Stephen B Gordon, Geraint Davies
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-04-30


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