Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)
  • Release Date : 10 January 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 346 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128146934
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Download or read book entitled Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) by author: Ali Akbar Velayati which was release on 10 January 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 346 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM): Microbiological, Clinical and Geographical Distribution is a complete reference that stimulates a greater understanding of NTM infections. Sections cover microbiologic and molecular diagnostic tools, drug susceptibility tests, human genetic susceptibility, prevalence and incidence studies, clinical and radiological presentations, and clinical trials for antibiotic therapy. With the incidence rate of NTM infections increasing globally during the last decade, significant mortality and morbidity must be addressed. This important reference will provide research scientists, clinical microbiologists, hospital diagnostic technicians, and post graduate medical and science students with information on the epidemiology, prevalence, microbiology and clinical aspects of NTM. Highlights new findings in the epidemiological distribution and new diagnosis and treatment protocol of mycobacterial infections Debates new advances in the detection of NTM Demonstrates the distribution of NTM in the environment and its relationship with human infection using a geographical information system (GIS) Includes new radiological findings in non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections in the lung using CT and PET-Scan imaging