By Franz Joel Leong, Veronique Dartois, Thomas Dick

ISBN-10: 1439835276

ISBN-13: 9781439835272

An annual demise toll of two million, coupled with emerging drug resistance, highlights the necessity for the improvement of latest medications, greater diagnostics, and a tuberculosis (TB) vaccine. Addressing those key matters, a colour Atlas of Comparative Pathology of Pulmonary Tuberculosis introduces TB histopathology to the non-histopathologists, scholars, scientists, and medical professionals operating, studying, and educating within the box of TB. It comprises a hundred colour photos and illustrations that deliver readability to the data offered. The atlas takes the weird procedure of protecting a number of species histopathology, arguably the 1st and rather most likely the one source to take action. It offers an easy, annotated, and visible presentation of the comparative histopathology of TB in human and animal versions. The editors have compiled info that is helping TB scientists to tell apart among the positive aspects of all significant animal types on hand and to exploit them with their strengths and obstacles in brain. The ebook offers information for choosing the simplest animal model(s) to reply to particular questions and to check the efficacy of drug applicants.

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