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Title Tuberculosis : laboratory diagnosis and treatment strategies / edited by Timothy D. McHugh, University College London, UK.
Publication Info. Wallingford, Oxfordshire : CABI, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Advances in molecular and cellular microbiology ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Improving upon sputum smear microscopy for diagnosis of tuberculosis in resource-poor settings / Andrew Ramsay, Karen R Steingart, and Madhukar Pai -- 2. Molecular diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis / Anna L. Bateson, Kate Reddington, and Justin O'Grady -- 3. Improving on the LJ slope : automated liquid culture / Miguel Viveiros, Diana Machado, Isabel Couto and Leonard Amaral -- 4. Interferon-gamma release assays in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection / Ajit Lalvani, Manish Pareek -- 5. Measuring tuberculosis immune responses in the lung : the correct target? / Ronan Breen and Marc Lipman -- 6. Sniffing out tuberculosis / Ruth McNerney and Claire Turner -- 7. Role of phenotypic methods for drug susceptibility testing of M. tuberculosis isolates in the era of MDR and XDR epidemics / Leonid Heifets -- 8. Genotypic measures of antibiotic susceptibility / Vanessa Mathys, Barun Mathema, and Pablo Bifani -- 9. Molecular tools for fast identification of resistance and characterization of MDR/XDR-TB / Simeon Cadmus and Dick van Soolingen -- 10. Monitoring therapy by bacterial load / Denise M. O'Sullivan -- 11. Modelling responses to tuberculosis treatment / G. R. Davies -- 12. Measuring gene expression by quantitative PCR (qPCR) / Isobella Honeyborne -- 13. Transcriptomic approaches to mapping responses to drug therapy for tuberculosis / Simon J. Waddell and Philip D. Butcher -- 14. Mycobacterial lipid bodies and resuscitation-promoting factor dependency as potential biomarkers of response to chemotherapy / N. J. Garton, G. V. Mukamolova, and M. R. Barer -- 15. Clinical trials in tuberculosis chemotherapy : the challenges / Stephen H. Gillespie -- 16. The identification of 2-aminothiazole-4-carboxylates (ATCs) as a new class of tuberculosis agent : a lesson in "HIT" identification / Geoff Coxon -- 17. Rifamycins revisited / Martin J. Boeree -- 18. Therapy of the XDR-TB patient with thioridazine: an old drug with new applications / Leonard Amaral, Maria Martins, Isabel Couto and Miguel Viveiros -- 19. Vaccines for tuberculosis / Helen McShane.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis.
Tuberculosis -- Treatment.
Tuberculosis -- diagnosis.
Antitubercular Agents.
Drug Discovery.
Molecular Diagnostic Techniques.
Added Author McHugh, Timothy D. (Timothy Daniel), editor of compilation.
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Related To Print version: Tuberculosis. Oxfordshire : CAB International, c2013 9781845938079 (DLC) 2012030958
ISBN 9781780641317
1780641311
9781845938079
1845938070
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