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A Comprehensive International Approach, Second Edition,

Tuberculosis by Lee B. Reichman
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This completely revised and expanded Second Edition thoroughly examines tuberculosis from historical, theoretical, and clinical perspectives, including the most current discoveries.
Containing 35 revised, rewritten, rearranged, and new chapters by nationally and internationally renowned experts, the updated Second Edition presents
  • expanded coverage on the background of tuberculosis, including new chapters on tuberculosis control in low-income and low-prevalence countries, tuberculosis laboratories, and applied strategies of tuberculosis control
  • complete coverage of new and emerging aspects of the disease, including expanded chapters on case finding and follow-up in high- and low-prevalence countries
  • new chapters on the transmission of tuberculosis and international strain genotyping, tuberculosis infection control, coalition building for tuberculosis control, a model tuberculosis elimination program, tuberculosis and medical anthropology, international advocacy, health sector reform and tuberculosis, and DOTS-Plus tuberculosis care management
  • updated information on outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, treatment of latent tuberculosis infection, and BCG vaccination
  • over 50 new contributors
  • and more!
    Providing updated information since the publication of the first edition six years ago and complete with over 2400 references, tables, and figures, the Second Edition is a must-read reference for pulmonary, respiratory, and infectious disease specialists; clinical microbiologists; pulmonologists; epidemiologists; immunologists; pathologists; physiologists; internists; public health physicians; local, regional, national, and international public health officials; directors of tuberculosis programs; allergists; scientific researchers; and graduate and medicinal students in these disciplines.
  • CRC Press; March 2000
    938 pages; ISBN 9780824745301
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    Title: Tuberculosis
    Author: Lee B. Reichman; Earl S. Hershfield
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