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Title AIDS and tuberculosis : a deadly liaison / edited by Stefan H.E. Kaufmann and Bruce D. Walker
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 300 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Infection biology handbook series
Infection biology handbook series.
Contents 8 HIV-Associated Tuberculosis: Clinical Challenges9 TB/AIDS Coinfection: An Integrated Clinical and Research Response; 10 Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS; 11 Clinical Issues (Including Diagnosis): Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS); Index
Summary The immune deficiency AIDS leads to a drastic increase in susceptibility to Tuberculosis. Accordingly, co-infections of tuberculosis (TB) and AIDS have increased dramatically over the last decades and have already killed more than 5 million people worldwide. Currently, no vaccines are available for either of these diseases leaving doctors with limited options for prevention. This perfect storm of pandemics is analysed and explained for the first time in this groundbreaking title, edited by two of the most accomplished experts in this area, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Kaufmann at the Max-Planck I
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease)
HIV (Viruses)
AIDS Vaccines -- therapeutic use.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- immunology.
HIV Infections -- immunology.
Tuberculosis Vaccines -- therapeutic use.
Tuberculosis -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kaufmann, S. H. E. (Stefan H. E.)
Walker, Bruce D., 1952-
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 3527627901
352762791X (electronic bk.)
9783527627912 (electronic bk.)