Tuberculosis and its future management

Moore-Gillon, John C.
December 2007
Thorax;Dec2007, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p1019
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the diagnosis, safer drugs, and the eradication of tuberculosis (TB) in developing countries. He notes that predictions about TB are fraught with difficulty because the impact of factors beyond the control of clinicians, researchers, and the pharmaceutical industry is greater with TB than it is in diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and lung cancer. Moreover, the Stop TB partnership has set out the actions needed for TB control.


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