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Current Diagnosis of Infant Tuberculosis Infection [electronic resource].

By: Antas, Paulo Renato Zuquim.
Contributor(s): Santos, Dilvani Oliveira | Pinheiro, Roberta Olmo.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, 2012Description: 1 online resource (115 p.).ISBN: 9781608053025 (electronic bk.); 1608053024 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Communicable Diseases | Fetus -- Diseases | Tuberculosis | Medicine | Tuberculosis | Infants -- Diseases | MEDICAL / OncologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Current Diagnosis of Infant Tuberculosis InfectionDDC classification: 616.9/95 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
01 Title.pdf; 02 Cover and title; 03 REVISED eBooks End User License Agreement-Website; 04 Dedication; 05 Contents; 07 Preface; 08 Contributors; 10 Chapter One II-OK; 11 Chapter Two II-OK; 12 Chapter Three II-OK; 13 Chapter Four II OK; 14 Chapter Five II-OK; 15 Chapter Six II-OK; 16 Chapter Seven II-OK; 17 Chapter Eight II-OK; 18 Appendix; 19 Glossary of Terms; 20 Index.
Summary: One of the most extraordinary characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is its capacity to remain within the host's tissues for a long period of time. There is an enormous reservoir of persons latently infected with tuberculosis (LTBI) estimated at about a third of the world's population. From this reservoir arise about 10 million new cases of active TB and more than two million deaths occur annually. Current Diagnosis of Infant Tuberculosis Infection covers problems concerning the diagnosis of LTBI, giving an overview of commercially available options and, unlike most reviews on.
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01 Title.pdf; 02 Cover and title; 03 REVISED eBooks End User License Agreement-Website; 04 Dedication; 05 Contents; 07 Preface; 08 Contributors; 10 Chapter One II-OK; 11 Chapter Two II-OK; 12 Chapter Three II-OK; 13 Chapter Four II OK; 14 Chapter Five II-OK; 15 Chapter Six II-OK; 16 Chapter Seven II-OK; 17 Chapter Eight II-OK; 18 Appendix; 19 Glossary of Terms; 20 Index.

One of the most extraordinary characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is its capacity to remain within the host's tissues for a long period of time. There is an enormous reservoir of persons latently infected with tuberculosis (LTBI) estimated at about a third of the world's population. From this reservoir arise about 10 million new cases of active TB and more than two million deaths occur annually. Current Diagnosis of Infant Tuberculosis Infection covers problems concerning the diagnosis of LTBI, giving an overview of commercially available options and, unlike most reviews on.

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