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  • Viviana Ritacco

    December 6, 2022
    Viviana Ritacco, MD, PhD     Viviana Ritacco was born in 1947 in Lujan, Argentina. In 1971 she obtained the…
  • Contributing Authors

    December 6, 2022
    Contributing Authors Afrânio Kritski, MD, PhD Unidade de Pesquisas em Tuberculose, Hospital Clementino Fraga Filho, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Faculdade…
  • Comments and Suggestions

    December 6, 2022
    Please send comments and suggestions to tuberculosis.textbook@gmail.com Thank you, The Editors
  • Tuberculosis 2007

    December 6, 2022
    Tuberculosis 2007 710 pagesDownload PDF, 8.3 MB Home Preface 1. History 2. Molecular Evolution 3. Clinical Bacteriology 4. Genomics and…
  • History

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 1: History Sylvia Cardoso Leão and Françoise Portaels Nowhere in these ancient communities of the Eurasian land mass, where…
  • Molecular Evolution of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 2: Molecular Evolution of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex by Nalin Rastogi and Christophe Sola 2.1. A basic evolutionary scheme…
  • Immunological Diagnosis

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 13: Immunological Diagnosis by Mahavir Singh and Clara Espitia 13.1. Historical Overview The gold standard for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis…
  • Immunology, Pathogenesis, Virulence

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 5: Immunology, Pathogenesis, Virulence by Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Rommel Chacón-Salinas, Jeanet Serafín-López, and Iris Estrada 5.1. Immune response against Mycobacterium…
  • Drug Resistance and Drug Resistance Detection

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 19: Drug Resistance and Drug Resistance Detection by Anandi Martin and Françoise Portaels 19.1. Introduction Drug resistance in tuberculosis…
  • Tuberculosis in Adults

    December 6, 2022
    Chapter 15: Tuberculosis in Adults by Afranio Kritski and Fernando Augusto Fiuza de Melo 15.1. Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a…