Immunopathogenesis of pulmonary tuberculosis

A. M. Dannenberg

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Antimicrobial therapy quickly eradicates susceptible bacilli, but the fight against drug-resistant disease must be waged entirely by host defenses. Knowledge of the two main types of immune response against tuberculosis and of how to manipulate those mechanisms-leading to precisely designed recombinant BCG vaccines-is essential to mounting an effective attack on the current epidemic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalHospital practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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