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Tuberculosis: A Subject Collection From Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine.


Tuberculosis: A Subject Collection From Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine

Edited by Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Eric J. Rubin, and Alimuddin Zumla

Cold Spring Harbor Lab. Press


655 pages



Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine


This volume contains 38 articles on the biology, transmission, infection, and treatment of tuberculosis. Immunologists, microbiologists, and other researchers from around the world cover vaccines, immunology, host cells, and biomarkers, with discussion of the role of cellular processes in host immunity, cell-autonomous effector mechanisms, autophagy, innate and acquired immune responses, animal models, and vaccine development; drugs and the biology of tuberculosis, including cell division processes, mycobacterial cell growth, antibacterial drug development, drug targets, antituberculosis drugs, host-directed therapies, and comparative genomics; and clinical aspects, such as epidemiology, diagnostic assays, imaging, drug regimens, clinical features in adults and children, the management of drug-resistant tuberculosis, tuberculosis-HIV coinfection, and tuberculosis and comorbid conditions. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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