Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections,: 7th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections,

7th Edition

Edited by David Schlossberg

ASM Press

792 pages

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In this completely revised edition an international team of experts presents nearly every facet of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. In addition to presenting the latest clinical data, epidemiological findings, and policy and strategy recommendations of the World Health Organization, the book also provides detailed information on the clinical, public health, and policy aspects of tracking and treating tuberculosis. This book is a resource for anyone working to prevent and treat tuberculosis and associated infections, from infectious disease specialists to scientists, policymakers, and epidemiologists.

Table of Contents



I. General Considerations

1. Tuberculosis in History: Did It Change the Way We Live?

Thomas M. Daniel

2. Epidemiology and Host Factors

Asim K. Dutt

3. Pathophysiology and Immunology

Arthur M. Dannenberg, Jr., and Paul J. Converse

4. Laboratory Diagnosis and Susceptibility Testing

Gary W. Procop and Glenn D. Roberts

5. Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Alfred A. Lardizabal and Lee B. Reichman

6. Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Connie A. Haley

7. Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis

Thomas E. Dobbs and Risa M. Webb

8. Therapy of Multidrug-Resistant and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Barbara J. Seaworth and Robert N. Longfield

9. Role of Surgery in the Diagnosis and Management of Tuberculosis

Alan D. L. Sihoe and Wing Wai Yew

10. Mycobacterium bovis BCG and New Vaccines against Tuberculosis

Timothy Lahey and C. Fordham von Reyn

11. Tuberculosis—a WHO Perspective

Marcos A. Espinal and Mario C. Raviglione

12. Tuberculosis in Enclosed Populations

Sorana Segal-Maurer

13. Role of the Health Department—Legal and Public Health Considerations

Melisa Thombley, Kashef Ijaz, Beverly Metchock, and Philip LoBue

II. Clinical Syndromes

14. Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Mary E. Kreider and Milton D. Rossman

15. Upper Respiratory Tract Tuberculosis

Surinder K. Jindal and Ritesh Agarwal

16. Tuberculous Otomastoiditis

George A. Pankey

17. Ocular Tuberculosis

Daniel M. Albert, Robert J. Peralta, and Matthew J. Thompson

18. Central Nervous System Tuberculosis

John M. Leonard

19. Tuberculous Lymphadenitis and Parotitis

W. Garrett Hunt

20. Urogenital Tuberculosis

André A. Figueiredo, Antônio M. Lucon, and Miguel Srougi

21. Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis

Michael K. Leonard, Jr., and Henry M. Blumberg

22. Cardiovascular Tuberculosis

John A. Crocco

23. Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis

Eric H. Choi and Walter J. Coyle

24. Tuberculous Peritonitis

Urvashi Vaid and Gregory C. Kane

25. Tuberculosis of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas

Thomas H. Taylor, Dalia Ibrahim, and James H. Lewis

26. Cutaneous Tuberculosis

Michael K. Hill and Charles V. Sanders

27. Miliary Tuberculosis

Surendra K. Sharma and Alladi Mohan

28. Endocrine and Metabolic Aspects of Tuberculosis

Christopher Vinnard and Emily A. Blumberg

29. Hematologic Complications of Tuberculosis

Randall A. Oyer and David Schlossberg

30. Tuberculosis in Infants and Children

Jeffrey R. Starke

31. Pregnancy: Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Considerations

David M. Fleece and Stephen C. Aronoff

32. Tuberculosis Associated with HIV Infection

Midori Kato-Maeda, Annie Luetkemeyer, and Peter M. Small

33. Tuberculosis and Organ Transplantation

José M. Aguado and Nina Singh

34. Paradoxical Reactions and the Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome

Preston Church and Marc A. Judson

III. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

35. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria— Introduction

Henry Yeager

36. Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease

Jason E. Stout and Carol D. Hamilton

37. Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria

Barbara A. Brown-Elliott and Richard J. Wallace, Jr.

38. Mycobacterium kansasii

James C. Johnston and Kevin Elwood

39. Mycobacterium marinum

Emmanuelle Cambau and Alexandra Aubry

40. Mycobacterium scrofulaceum

Edward A. Horowitz

41. Mycobacterium bovis and Other Uncommon Members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex

Jaime Esteban and Noelia Alonso-Rodríguez

42. Other Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

Marvin J. Bittner and Laurel C. Preheim


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology