MDR & XDR Tuberculosis

by Rajendra Prasad, Nikhil Gupta

The book “MDR and XDR Tuberculosis” summarizes the current status of knowledge on drug-resistant tuberculosis and also discusses the latest practical approach to various diagnostic and treatment modalities for drug-resistant tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB). Tuberculosis still continues to be the world’s most important infectious cause of morbidity and mortality. It has been divided into 27 chapters covering all the aspects of drug-resistant tuberculosis ranging from detailed epidemiology, practical approach to diagnosis and treatment of MDR and XDR tuberculosis including HIV and drug-resistant tuberculosis. Special chapters on case-based approach to treatment of MDR-TB and XDR-TB, drug-resistant tuberculosis in children and extrapulmonary tuberculosis, fluoroquinolone resistance, infection control in drug-resistant tuberculosis and newer antituberculosis drugs are also included. Chapter on DR-TB in children, DR-TB in extrapulmonary tuberculosis, fluoroquinolone resistance, infection control in DR-TB and newer antituberculosis drugs are also included.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Prasad Rajendra
2. Gupta Nikhil
Author's Affiliation

2. ERA’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow 226 003, Uttar Pradesh, India
Era’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789351522201
Speciality
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12516
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
294
Book Type
Reference

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