Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis
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|Terrace Public Library||616.995 LOU (Text)||35151001049675||Adult Non-fiction||Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781472930330
- ISBN: 1472930339
272 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: London, England : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
|General Note:||Includes index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction: I caught TB from my pet cat -- Bringing the dead back to life -- From moo to man and back again -- Didn't we already cure it? -- All that glitters -- Thanks for the memories -- The human universe -- Huber the Tuber's 20-tuberculear sleep -- Growing fat on the Atkins diet -- Killing the unkillable -- The drugs don't work -- A barometer of inequality -- Ratting out the missing 3 million -- New drugs for bad bugs -- Epilogue: TB continued.|
|Summary, etc.:||"Catching Breath--the story of one of the world's oldest diseases--looks at the hidden biology behind the interaction of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with its human host, and shows how drug resistance, the HIV epidemic, poverty and inequality work together to ensure that TB remains one of the most serious problems in world medicine."--Jacket flap.|
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