Anti-mycobacterium therapy

Sebastian G. B. Amyes

in Antibacterial Chemotherapy

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ISBN: 9780199581368
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607549 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Infectious Diseases Library

Anti-mycobacterium therapy

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• The cause of the ‘white death’ still infects a third of the world ’ s population. • The antibiotics currently available to treat tuberculosis. • The emergence of resistance is rapid and leads to treatment failure. • The development of resistance has changed therapeutic strategy. • The regimens now recommended are complicated but guidelines are available.

Chapter.  1200 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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