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Author Finer, Kim Renee, 1956-
Title Tuberculosis / Kim Finer ; consulting editor, I. Edward Alcamo.
Imprint Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 2003.
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 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  616.9 FIN    AVAILABLE
Description 110 p. ill.
Series Deadly diseases and epidemics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Tuberculosis throughout time -- Robert Koch, Selman Waksman, and the near defeat of tuberculosis -- The tuberculosis bacterium -- Consumption: what happens once you become infected -- Transmission from organism to organism -- The immune response to tuberculosis infection -- Screening for and diagnosis of tuberculosis -- The BCG vaccine -- Treatment of tuberculosis I: sanatoriums and early drug treatments -- Treatment of tuberculosis II: modern drug therapy -- The human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis.
Summary Explores the past, present, and future challenges of this disease that has plagued human kind since antiquity including techniques for identification, treatment, and prevention.
Subject Tuberculosis.
ISBN 0791073092 : $22.95
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