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Modern chemotherapy of tuberculosis

by Roger S. Mitchell

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Published by Medical Encyclopedia in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis.,
  • Chemotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 81-101.

    Statement[by] Roger S. Mitchell and J. Carroll Bell. Foreword by William B. Tucker.
    SeriesAntibiotics monographs,, no. 11
    ContributionsBell, James Carroll, 1924- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC311.3.G45 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6250595M
    LC Control Number58012397
    OCLC/WorldCa3660812

      From the medieval period to the modern day, Helen Bynum explores the history and development of tuberculosis throughout the world, touching on the various discoveries that have emerged about the disease over time, and focussing on the experimental approaches of Rene Laennec () and Robert Koch ().3/5(3). Effective chemotherapy of tuberculosis not only reduces morbidity and mortality, but it is a powerful mechanism to control further spread of infection. Although conventional therapy for months is highly effective, a major disadvantage is non-compliance of patients in completing the full course of therapy.

    A comprehensive textbook on tuberculosis that covers all aspects of the disease: epidemiology, microbiology, diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention. The main part of the book comprises very detailed and richly illustrated clinical chapters. The copious images are the advantage of this book. Chapters on new methods and treatments and on animal tuberculosis are included/5(4). As an example, ABC permeases comprise a full % of the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Location in host. A third barrier is the propensity of some of the bacilli to hide inside the patient’s cells, thereby surrounding themselves with an extra physicochemical barrier that antimicrobial agents must cross to be effective.

    CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): ABSTRACT- Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health threat. The emergence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and also multi drug resistant (MDR) and extremely drug resistant (XDR)-TB poses a vital challenge to the control of the disease. For the last 50 years, no new anti-TB drug has . Advances in Chemotherapy, Volume 2 provides comprehensive and authoritative surveys of progress in all fields of experimental and applied chemotherapy. This book is composed of six chapters, and begins with a discussion on the chemical control of nematodes in plants and the chemistry, biochemistry, and anti-infectious properties of.


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Modern chemotherapy of tuberculosis by Roger S. Mitchell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Modern chemotherapy of tuberculosis. New York, Medical Encyclopedia [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roger Sherman Mitchell; James Carroll Bell.

Both Dr. Mitchell and Dr. Bell are very well qualified to write this book, since they have been intimately involved in the development of this field.

Understandably they have set down many of their. FULL TEXT. PDF. Not Available. Citations. Citation. Modern Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis. Ann Intern Med. ;– doi: In spite of advances in Tuberculosis (TB) chemotherapy, TB is still airborne deadly disorder as a major issue of health concern worldwide today.

Although potential treatment of TB exists nowadays, the disease continues to pose a global health threat and. It discusses the three principal drugs (streptomycin, p -aminosalicylic acid, and isoniazid) in the treatment of tuberculosis from the standpoint of dosage and duration of therapy, with an important section on mode of action and pharmacology.

The principal secondary drugs are similarly but more briefly discussed. Abstract The history of the development of modern chemotherapy for tuberculosis (TB), largely due to the British Medical Research Council, is. Abstract The history of the development of modern chemotherapy for tuberculosis (TB), largely due to the British Medical Research Council, is first described.

There is a current need to shorten the duration of treatment and to prevent and cure drug-resistant disease. Tuberculosis in children remains an important infectious disease in the United States, with cases reported in It occurs mainly in clusters.

The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis (Hardcover). INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs.

tuberculosis organisms are also called tubercle bacilli. A major health problem in developing countries. It is currently estimated that 1/2 of the world's population ( billion) is infected with.

"MODERN CHEMOTHERAPY OF TUBERCULOSIS—ANTIBOTICS MONOGRAPHS NO. " American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health, 49(7), p. These two volumes on Modern Practice in Tuberculosis, edited by a distinguished physician and surgeon, are well produced and profusely illustrated.

There are 39 contributors who, by reason of their special experience, were invited by the Editors to submit their opinions on a variety of subjects, notably in relation to the rapid advances in the treatment of tuberculosis and with. The second volume covers drug trestments for mycobacteria anad tuberculosis.

It outlines trends of discovery and development of chemotherapy, starting from the mid's to present day uses of chemotherapy in treating AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and other non-tuberculosis mycobacterial diseases.

Tuberculosis is an ever evolving infectious disease that still claims about million human lives each year around the globe.

Although modern chemotherapy has played a pivotal role in combating TB, the increasing emergence of drug-resistant TB aligned with HIV pandemic threaten its. This is the latest edition of a book first published in and progressively enlarged since It has stood the test of time and is a valuable compendium of drug treatment and patient first chapter presents short reviews of 13 drugs currently used in therapy and 2 that are very rarely used.

The origins, preparations, dosage, adverse reactions and. The modern chemo- therapy of tuberculosis can be said to have begun with the discovery in that sulfanilamide had MAY, 1 a limited suppressive effect on experimental tuberculosis in guinea pigs Studies with sul- fonamide compounds led to the introduction of the sulfone compound promin and the demon- stration by Feldman and his co.

The major historical landmarks of tuberculosis (TB) therapy include: the discovery of effective medications (streptomycin and para-aminosalicylic acid) in ; the revelation of “triple therapy” (streptomycin, para-aminosalicylic acid and isoniazid) inwhich assured cure; recognition in the s that isoniazid and rifampin could reduce the duration of treatment from 18 to 9.

Modern drug treatment in tuberculosis. [J D Ross; N W Horne] Book: All Authors / Contributors: J D Ross; N W Horne. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Tuberculosis--Chemotherapy\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.5/5(10). Urogenital tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most common forms of extrapulmonary TB. There are many controversies concerning the epidemiology, definition, classification, treatment, and management of patients with urogenital TB, which includes kidney TB, urinary tract TB that is a complication of kidney TB, and genital TB, both male and female.

The modern treatment strategy is based on standardized short-course chemotherapy regimens and proper case management to ensure completion of treatment and cure.

Standardized treatment is a component of the TB control policy package, set out in WHO's expanded framework for effective tuberculosis control1, and of the internationally.Book Description: In Tuberculosis Then and Now leading scholars and new researchers in the field reflect on the changing medical, social, and cultural understanding of the disease and engage in a wider debate about the role of narrative in the social history of medicine and how it informs current debates and issues surrounding the treatment of tuberculosis and other .History recounts streptomycin and para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) among the first clinical antibiotics developed.

Both showed activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis(Mtb) and were followed in rapid succession by isoniazid, pyrazinamide, cycloserine, ethionamide, ethambutol, and rifampicin, among others (Barry ; Zumla et al. ).