Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition by Peter D. O. DaviesClinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition by Peter D. O. Davies

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

EditorPeter D. O. Davies, Stephen B Gordon, Geriant Davies

Book & Toy | March 17, 2014

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Completely updated and revised,Clinical Tuberculosiscontinues 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 ofMycobacteriumand 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


Peter D O DaviesMA DM FRCP, Professor and Consultant Physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UKStephen B GordonMA MD FRCP DTM&H, Head of Department, Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UKGeraint DaviesBM FRCP PhD DTM&H, Reader in Infection Pharmacology and Consultant in I...
Title:Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth EditionFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:477 pages, 10.87 × 8.27 × 0.98 inPublished:March 17, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1444154346

ISBN - 13:9781444154344

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Table of Contents

The History of Tuberculosis from Earliest Times to the Development of Drugs;Charlotte A. Roberts and Jane E. Buikstra
Epidemiology;Ted Cohen and Christopher Dye
Pathology and Immunology
Mycobacterium tuberculosis' The Organism;John M. Grange
Genotyping and Its Implications for Transmission Dynamics and Tuberculosis Control;Laura Anderson
Histopathology;Helen C. Wainwright
Immunodiagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection;Ajit Lalvani, Manish Pareek and Katrina Pollock
Diagnosis of Tuberculosis;Luis E. Cuevas
Tuberculosis Clinical Immunology;Robert S. Wallis
Clinical Aspects
Respiratory Tuberculosis;Aravind Ponnuswamy
Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System;Guy Thwaites
Non-Respiratory Tuberculosis;Peter Ormerod
Tuberculosis in Childhood;Delane Shingadia
Clinical Pharmacology of the Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs;Abdullah AlSultan and Charles A. Peloquin
Chemotherapy Including Drug-Resistant Therapy;Gerry Davies
New Developments in Drug Treatment;Alexander S. Pym
The Surgical Management of Tuberculosis and Its Complications;Richard S. Steyn
Tuberculosis in Special Situations
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis Co-Infection;Keertan Dheda and Greg Calligaro
Tuberculosis and Migration;Einar Heldal
Tuberculosis and Poverty: A Clinical Perspective;S. Bertel Squire
Multi- and Extreme Drug Resistance: The Experience of India;Zarir F. Udwadia
Preventive Therapy;Jean-Pierre Zellweger
Bacille Calmette'Guerin and Prospects for New Vaccines against Tuberculosis;Helen McShane
Community Approaches to Tuberculosis Treatment;Kwonjune J. Seung and Michael L. Rich
Control of Tuberculosis in Low-incidence Countries;Ibrahim Abubakar and Robert Aldridge
Control of Tuberculosis in High-Prevalence Countries;Jayant N. Banavaliker
The Role of the Tuberculosis Nurse Specialist;Christine E. Bell
Related Aspects
Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria;Jakko van Ingen
Animal Tuberculosis;Dirk U. Pfeiffer and Leigh A. L. Corner