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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an ancient disease with a high incidence and mortality rate, unequally distributed worldwide. Epidemiological indicators, but also risk factors, play a key role in the natural history of the disease and need to be regulary addressed. Low and middle income countries are not prepared for appropriate response and are also the most affected. The incidence of this extrapulmonary disease is far from being clearly established. Epidemiological studies in different geographical areas will help in this field.

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TuberculosisEdited by Jean-Marie Kayembe

Published: September 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69823

ISBN: 978-1-78923-782-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-781-8

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Insights into Recurrent Tuberculosis: Relapse Versus Reinfection and Related Risk Factors

By Kogieleum Naidoo and Navisha Dookie

270

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2. Tuberculosis: A Risk Factor Approach

By Leonardo F. Jurado and Diana M. Palacios

206

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3. Determinants of Survival of Patients with Tuberculosis in Developing Countries

By Abiola Olaleye and Andy Beke

211

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4. The World Health Organization Recommended TB Diagnostic Tools

By Lynn S. Zijenah

272

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5. Interaction between Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Human Host: Role of Cytokines in Pathogenesis and Treatment Monitoring

By Mikhael M. Averbakh and Atadzhan Ergeshow

244

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6. Common Strategies, Different Mechanisms to Infect the Host: Anaplasma and Mycobacterium

By Vladimir López, Pilar Alberdi and José de la Fuente

146

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7. Breast and Cervix Uteri: Rare Locations for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infections and Complications-Cases Report and Literature Review

By Manuela Cristina Russu, Şerban Nastasia, Daniela Degeratu and Ruxandra Viorica Stănculescu

161

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8. Urinary Tract Tuberculosis

By Gerardo Amaya-Tapia and Guadalupe Aguirre-Avalos

286

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