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Author Dannenberg, Arthur M.

Title Pathogenesis of human pulmonary tuberculosis [electronic resource] : insights from the rabbit model / Arthur M. Dannenberg.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2006.


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Description xiv, 453 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Stages in the pathogenesis of human and rabbit tuberculosis -- Types of human pulmonary tuberculosis -- Liquefaction of caseous foci and cavity formation -- Delayed-type hypersensitivity, cell-mediated immunity, and antibodies in tuberculosis -- Macrophages and other cells in tuberculous lesions -- Structural components of tuberculous lesions -- Microvascular density in tuberculous lesions -- Early pulmonary lesions in rabbits -- Macrophage turnover, division, and activation in tuberculous lesions -- Lurie's pulmonary Tubercle-count method -- Natural airborne infection -- Response of rabbits to inhaled tubercle bacilli including BCG-- Characteristics of resistance and susceptibility to tuberculosis in Lurie's inbred rabbits -- Comparisons of tuberculosis in rabbits, mice, and guinea pigs -- Effects of cortisone and adrenocorticotropic hormone on tuberculosis -- Effects of estrogen, chorionic gonadotropin, and thyroid hormone on tuberculosis -- Effects of whole-body X-irradiation on tuberculosis -- Cytokine production in primary BCG lesions -- Cytokine production in reinfection bcg lesions and in tuberculin reactions -- Vascular adhesion molecules in tuberculous lesions -- Principles and guidelines for developing better tuberculosis vaccines -- Characteristics of rabbit BCG lesions and efficacies of BCG and mycobacterium microti vaccines.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Tuberculosis -- Animal models.
Tuberculosis -- Pathophysiology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author American Society for Microbiology.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1555813739

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