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TB review 2014

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By Jason Mann No BS pulmonary critical care fellow
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26198113/tuberculosis-a-disease-without-boundaries
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Nicole Fogel
Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) that usually affects the lungs leading to severe coughing, fever, and chest pains. Although current research in the past four years has provided valuable insight into TB transmission, diagnosis, and treatment, much remains to be discovered to effectively decrease the incidence of and eventually eradicate TB. The disease still puts a strain on public health, being only second to HIV/AIDS in causing high mortality rates. This review will highlight the history of TB as well as provide an overview of the current literature on epidemiology, pathogenesis and the immune response, treatment, and control of TB...
September 2015: Tuberculosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24591660/tuberculosis
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REVIEW
C Robert Horsburgh
This article reviews the published literature on tuberculosis from September 2012 to August 2013 and describes important advances in tuberculosis epidemiology, microbiology, pathology, clinical pharmacology, genetics, treatment and prevention.
March 1, 2014: European Respiratory Review: An Official Journal of the European Respiratory Society
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