Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)
  • Author : Ali Akbar Velayati
  • Release Date : 10 January 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128146934

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Book excerpt: Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM): Microbiological, Clinical and Geographical Distribution is a complete reference that stimulates a greater understanding of NTM infections. Sections cover microbiologic and molecular diagnostic tools, drug susceptibility tests, human genetic susceptibility, prevalence and incidence studies, clinical and radiological presentations, and clinical trials for antibiotic therapy. With the incidence rate of NTM infections increasing globally during the last decade, significant mortality and morbidity must be addressed. This important reference will provide research scientists, clinical microbiologists, hospital diagnostic technicians, and post graduate medical and science students with information on the epidemiology, prevalence, microbiology and clinical aspects of NTM. Highlights new findings in the epidemiological distribution and new diagnosis and treatment protocol of mycobacterial infections Debates new advances in the detection of NTM Demonstrates the distribution of NTM in the environment and its relationship with human infection using a geographical information system (GIS) Includes new radiological findings in non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections in the lung using CT and PET-Scan imaging

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria  NTM

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Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM): Microbiological, Clinical and Geographical Distribution is a complete reference that stimulates a greater understanding of NTM infections. Sections cover microbiologic and molecular diagnostic tools, drug susceptibility tests, human genetic susceptibility, prevalence and incidence studies, clinical and radiological presentations, and clinical trials for antibiotic therapy. With the incidence ...

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Genre : Medical
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Genre : Medical
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Drs. Huitt and Daley have assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria. Articles in this issue will include discussions in the following areas: The Pathogenesis of NTM, Epidemiology of NTM, Environmental Sources of NTM, Laboratory Diagnosis of NTM, Medications and Monitoring in NTM infections, Treatment ...

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