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1 History
Sylvia Cardoso Leão and Françoise Portaels
2 Molecular Evolution of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex
Nalin Rastogi and Christophe Sola
3 The Basics of Clinical Bacteriology
Lucía Barrera
4 Genomics and Proteomics
Patricia Del Portillo, Alejandro Reyes, Leiria Salazar, María del Carmen Menéndez and María Jesús García
5 Immunology, Pathogenesis, Virulence
Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Rommel Chacón-Salinas, Jeanet Serafín-López, and Iris Estrada
6 Host Genetics and Susceptibility
Howard E. Takiff
7 Global Burden of Tuberculosis
Ernesto Montoro and Rodolfo Rodriguez
8 Tuberculosis caused by Other Members of the M. tuberculosis Complex
Angel Cataldi and Maria Isabel Romano
9 Molecular Epidemiology: Breakthrough Achievements and Future Prospects
Dick van Soolingen, Kristin Kremer, and Peter W.M. Hermans
10 New Vaccines against Tuberculosis
Carlos Martín, Fabiana Bigi and Brigitte Gicquel
11 Biosafety and Hospital Control
Maria Alice Telles and Afranio Kritski
12 Conventional Diagnostic Methods
Jacobus H. de Waard and Jaime Robledo
13 Immunological Diagnosis
Mahavir Singh and Clara Espitia
14 New Diagnostic Methods
Enrico Tortoli and Juan Carlos Palomino
15 Tuberculosis in Adults
Afranio Kritski and Fernando Augusto Fiuza de Melo
16 Tuberculosis in Children
Nora Morcillo
17 Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS
Domingo J. Palmero
18 Drugs and Drug Interactions
Pedro Almeida da Silva and José A. Aínsa
19 Drug Resistance and Drug Resistance Detection
Anandi Martin and Françoise Portaels
20 New Developments and Perspectives
Viviana Ritacco, Sylvia Cardoso Leão and Juan Carlos Palomino

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