Mycobacteria: Chemotherapy

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Mycobacteria is divided into two volumes. The first volume deals with the basic biology of mycobacteria. With its emphasis on the state of the art outlook, this volume includes taxonomy and molecular biology of mycobacteria, modern approaches for detection of mycobacteria, and immunology and immunization against tuberculosis. The second volume covers drug trestments for mycobacteria anad tuberculosis. It outlines trends of discovery and development of chemotherapy, starting from the mid-50's to present day uses of chemotherapy in treating AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and other non-tuberculosis mycobacterial diseases.

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Contents

BASIC CONCEPTS IN THE CHEMOTHERAPY
15
EXPERIMENTAL CHEMOTHERAPY OF MYCOBACTERIAL
51
CHEMOTHERAPY OF TUBERCULOSIS IN DEVELOPED
131
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Gangadharam is a Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Pathology and Director of Mycobacteriology Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

Jenkins was formerly the Director of the Public Health Laboratory Service at the University Hospital of Wales, United Kingdom.

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