Editor: Rafael Laniado-Laborín

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Practical Guide for Clinical Management

eBook: US $49 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $113
Printed Copy: US $89
Library License: US $196
ISBN: 978-1-68108-067-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-066-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2015
DOI: 10.2174/97816810806661150101


This book is a concise, straightforward practical guide to the clinical management of patients having drug resistant tuberculosis infections. It covers every aspect of drug resistant tuberculosis, starting from epidemiology and bacteriology to a description of the latest diagnostic tests and a list of tuberculosis drugs. Readers will find clear guidelines for selection and administration of treatment regimens for the different types of drug resistant infections as well as instructions on follow-up procedures for such cases.

The book also includes a series of clinical cases illustrating some of the most frequent problems encountered by doctors while treating drug resistant tuberculosis in a clinical setting.

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Practical guide for clinical management is a useful handbook for general practitioners and medical students interested in learning about multi drug resistant tuberculosis and pulmonary care of patients having advanced infections.

Indexed in: Book Citation Index, Science Edition, EBSCO.


Rafael Laniado-Laborín
Clínica y Laboratorio de Tuberculosis
Hospital General Tijuana, México


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