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Understanding Tuberculosis - Analyzing the Origin of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Pathogenicity

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Pere-Joan Cardona
Pere-Joan Cardona

Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol,
Spain

Published24 February 2012

Doi10.5772/2478

ISBN978-953-307-942-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4348-2

Copyright year2012

Number of pages572

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

3. Host–Pathogen Interactions in Tuberculosis

By Clara Espitia, Eden Rodríguez, Lucero Ramón-Luing, Gabriela Echeverría-Valencia and Antonio J. Vallecillo

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6. The Role of Non-Phagocytic Cells in Mycobacterial Infections

By B.E. Garcia-Perez, N.S. Castrejon-Jimenez and J. Luna-Herrera

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10. Immunoregulatory Role of GM-CSF in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

By Zissis C. Chroneos and Chinnaswamy Jagannath

2,473
11. Double Edge Sword: The Role of Neutrophils in Tuberculosis

By Patricia González-Cano, Rommel Chacón-Salinas, Victoria Ramos-Kichik, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Jeanet Serafín-López, Georgina Filio-Rodríguez, Sergio Estrada-Parra and Iris Estrada-García

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14. MHC Polymorphism and Tuberculosis Disease

By Khalid Sadki, Youssef Bakri, M'Hamed Tijane and Saaid Amzazi

3,154
15. Partial Mapping of the IL-10 Promoter Region: Identification of New SNPs and Association with Tuberculosis Outcome in Brazilians

By L.B. Spinassé, M.Q.P. Lopes, A.B. Miranda, R.L.F. Teixeira, F.C.Q. Mello, J.R. Lapa e Silva, P.N. Suffys and A.R. Santos

2,004
17. Immune Responses Against Mycobacterium

By Toshi Nagata and Yukio Koide

5,145
18. Towards a New Challenge in TB Control: Development of Antibody-Based Protection

By Armando Acosta, Yamile Lopez, Norazmi Mohd Nor, Rogelio Hernández Pando, Nadine Alvarez and Maria Elena Sarmiento

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20. The Hidden History of Tuberculin

By Cristina Vilaplana and Pere-Joan Cardona

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22. Therapy for Tuberculosis: M. vaccae Inclusion into Routine Treatment

By Diana G. Dlugovitzky, Cynthia Stanford and John Stanford

1,984
23. Adjuvant Interferon Gamma in the Management of Multidrug - Resistant Tuberculosis

By Idrian García-García, María T Milanés-Virelles, Pedro A López-Saura, Roberto Suárez-Méndez, Magalys Valdés-Quintana, Norma Fernández-Olivera, Carmen M Valenzuela-Silva, Lidia González- Méndez, Yamilet Santos-Herrera, Gladys Abreu-Suárez and Isis Cayón-Escobar

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