Textbook of Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases

by Surendra K Sharma, Alladi Mohan

This textbook focuses on Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases. Tuberculosis is an ancient disease which continues to haunt us even as we step into the next millennium. Tuberculosis is the most common cause of death world over due to a single infectious agent in adults and accounts for over a quarter of all avoidable deaths globally. All the chapters have been thoroughly re-written and updated, in this edition. This book consists of 59 chapters, which include epidemiology of tuberculosis, pathology of tuberculosis, the mycobacteria, immunology of tuberculosis, genetic susceptibility parameters in tuberculosis, laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis, roentgenographic manifestations of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, lower lung field tuberculosis, tuberculosis pleural effusion, silicotuberculosis, neurological tuberculosis, skeletal tuberculosis, lymph node tuberculosis, ocular tuberculosis, female genital tuberculosis, complications of pulmonary tuberculosis, endocrine implications of tuberculosis, surgical aspects of childhood tuberculosis, nutrition and tuberculosis, drug-resistant tuberculosis, surgery for pleuropulmonary tuberculosis, the role of medical colleges in tuberculosis control, tuberculosis vaccine development, and International standards for tuberculosis care. This edition will help undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and medical college faculty members in updating their knowledge. This edition is also envisaged to be a practical guide for health care workers, nurses, and other paramedical staff.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Sharma Surendra K
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Mohan Alladi Department of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati - 517 507
ISBN 9789389129212
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18581
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 1002
Book Type Professional

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