Mycobacteria

I Basic Aspects

  • Pattisapu R. J. Gangadharam
  • P. Anthony Jenkins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Michael Goodfellow, John G. Magee
    Pages 1-71
  3. Pattisapu R. J. Gangadharam
    Pages 72-101
  4. Thomas M. Shinnick
    Pages 102-130
  5. John M. Grange
    Pages 145-177
  6. Joseph O. Falkinham III
    Pages 178-209
  7. Venkata M. Reddy, Burton R. Andersen
    Pages 235-257
  8. Frank M. Collins
    Pages 292-307
  9. L. B. Heifets, P. A. Jenkins
    Pages 308-350
  10. Isabel N. de Kantor, Adalbert Laszlo
    Pages 351-390
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 391-400

About this book

Introduction

Mycobacteria is divided into two volumes. The first volume deals with the basic biology of mycobacteria. With its emphasis on the state of the art outlook, this volume includes taxonomy and molecular biology of mycobacteria, modern approaches for detection of mycobacteria, and immunology and immunization against tuberculosis. The second volume covers drug trestments for mycobacteria anad tuberculosis. It outlines trends of discovery and development of chemotherapy, starting from the mid-50's to present day uses of chemotherapy in treating AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and other non-tuberculosis mycobacterial diseases.

Keywords

AIDS Atmen bacteria biology chemotherapy development epidemiology immunodeficiency immunology molecular biology pathogenesis prevention taxonomy tuberculosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Pattisapu R. J. Gangadharam
    • 1
  • P. Anthony Jenkins
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Chicago College of MedicineChicago
  2. 2.Public Health Laboratory ServiceUniversity Hospital of WalesUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-5987-0
  • Copyright Information Chapman & Hall 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7743-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-5987-0
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