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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 1-7 Open Access
  3. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 9-16 Open Access
  4. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 17-26 Open Access
  5. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 27-37 Open Access
  6. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 39-49 Open Access
  7. Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar
    Pages 51-56 Open Access
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 57-66

About this book

Introduction

This work contains updated and clinically relevant information about tuberculosis. It is aimed at providing a succinct overview of history and disease epidemiology, clinical presentation and the most recent scientific developments in the field of tuberculosis research, with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment.  It may serve as a practical resource for students, clinicians and researchers who work in the field of infectious diseases.

Keywords

diagnosis drug-resistance epidemiology treatment tuberculosis

Authors and affiliations

  • Dorothee Heemskerk
    • 1
  • Maxine Caws
    • 2
  • Ben Marais
    • 3
  • Jeremy Farrar
    • 4
  1. 1.Tuberculosis (TB) groupOxford University Clinical Research UnitHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.School of Clinical SciencesLiverpool School of Tropical MedicineLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Paediatrics & Child HealthThe Children’s Hospital at WestmeadSydneyAustralia
  4. 4.Gibbs BuildingWellcomeTrustLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-19132-4
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • License CC BY-NC
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-19131-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-19132-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-3698
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-3701
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