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Mycobacteria

II Chemotherapy

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

Part of the Chapman & Hall Medical Microbiology Series book series (CHMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Nils E. Billo
    Pages 1-14
  3. Jacques Grosset, Baohong Ji
    Pages 51-97
  4. Asim K. Dutt, Jay B. Mehta
    Pages 131-160
  5. Donald A. Enarson, Philip C. Hopewell
    Pages 161-182
  6. R. Shaw, R. J. Coker
    Pages 209-235
  7. L. P. Ormerod
    Pages 236-278
  8. I. A. Campbell, P. A. Jenkins, Richard J. Wallace Jr.
    Pages 279-296
  9. Lawrence J. Geiter
    Pages 297-312
  10. Pierre Chaulet, Noureddine Zidouni
    Pages 313-334
  11. Pattisapu R. J. Gangadharam
    Pages 335-378
  12. S. K. Noordeen
    Pages 379-397
  13. Baohong Ji
    Pages 398-424
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 425-436

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 pathogenesis prevention taxonomy tuberculosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Pattisapu R. J. Gangadharam
    • 1
  • P. Anthony Jenkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Chicago College of MedicineUniversity of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Public Health Laboratory ServiceUniversity Hospital of WalesUK

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