Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition 5th Edition


Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition 5th Edition

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Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitioner―whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practice―with a synoptic and definitive account of the latest methods of diagnosis, treatment and control of this challenging and debilitating disease.

New in the Fifth Edition:


  • Gamma interferon-based blood tests for the screening of latent infection
  • New molecular techniques for diagnosing the species of Mycobacterium and identifying the gene for rifampicin resistance
  • Updated content on the human immune response to the tubercle bacillus
  • Details of microscopic observation for drug sensitivity
  • Expanded sections on the management and control of TB both locally and globally
  • A wealth of new diagrams and clinical photographs
  • Access to companion eBook included with the print book


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Peter D O Davies

MA DM FRCP, Professor and Consultant Physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Stephen B Gordon

MA MD FRCP DTM&H, Head of Department, Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Geraint Davies

BM FRCP PhD DTM&H, Reader in Infection Pharmacology and Consultant in Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool, UK


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 477 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 5 edition (March 17, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1444154346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444154344

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