Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Molecular Epidemiology Study of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex

Edited by Yogendra Shah

Seti Provincial Hospital

Tuberculosis (TB), which is caused by the infectious agent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), is a major global public health problem that infects one third of the world’s population. This book provides an overview of the molecular epidemiology pattern, transmission dynamics, host response, evolution, and pathogenesis mechanisms of TB. Chapters explore such topics as mechanisms associated with increasing trends of drug-resistant TB, the development of anti-mycobacterial drugs, genotyping tools, diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection, and more.

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Molecular Epidemiology Study of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis ComplexEdited by Yogendra Shah

Published: September 15th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92916

ISBN: 978-1-83968-100-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-099-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-101-1

Copyright year: 2021

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526 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Plan to Prevent and Combat against the Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis/Zoonotic Tuberculosis

By Yogendra Shah

28

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2. Challenges in Drug Discovery against Tuberculosis

By Manish Dwivedi and Priya Giri

98

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3. Study of Various Chemically and Structurally Diverse Currently Clinically Used and Recently Developed Antimycobacterial Drugs

By Saad Alghamdi and Mohammad Asif

120

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4. Genealogy of Resistant Tuberculosis in Latin America and the Caribbean until 2020

By Onix J. Cantres-Fonseca and Francisco Del Olmo-Arroyo

89

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5. Latent Tuberculous Infection: Influence on Patient’s Quality of Life

By Dinara Namazovna Adjablaeva

25

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6. Molecular Characterization of Mycobacterium spp. Isolated from Cattle and Wildlife in Poland

By Anna Didkowska, Monika Krajewska-Wędzina, Blanka Orłowska, Monika Kozińska, Ewa Augustynowicz-Kopeć and Krzysztof Anusz

80

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7. Humeral Artery Aneurysm Revealing a Rare Association between Tuberculosis and Behçet’s Disease

By Rabie Ayari, Ramy Triki, Youssef Mallat, Achraf Abdennadher, Khalil Amri, Raja Amri and Mohamed Ali Sbai

87

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