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Mycobacteriology in Low-Income Countries

dissou affolabi

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ISBN 10: 3639300041 / ISBN 13: 9783639300048
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216 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.5in.Tuberculosis and Buruli ulcer are the most important mycobacterial diseases in several low-income countries. To control the diseases, these countries have to face many challenges such as lack of facilities andor funds. Therefore, there is a great need of simple, rapid and inexpensive tools to control these diseases. For tuberculosis, the tools developed in this book include bulk staining method for microscopy, a resazurin microplate assay for differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from nontuberculous mycobacteria and nitrate reductase assays for detection of drug resistance. For Buruli ulcer, an experience of setting up a national reference laboratory as well as a simple smear preparation method for microscopy are presented. Finally, a simple algorithm for the organisation of Buruli ulcer diagnosis in endemic settings is proposed. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639300048

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Title: Mycobacteriology in Low-Income Countries

Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller AG & Co. Kg

Binding: Paperback

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Tuberculosis and Buruli ulcer are the most important mycobacterial diseases in several low-income countries. To control the diseases, these countries have to face many challenges such as lack of facilities and/or funds. Therefore, there is a great need of simple, rapid and inexpensive tools to control these diseases. For tuberculosis, the tools developed in this book include bulk staining method for microscopy, a resazurin microplate assay for differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from nontuberculous mycobacteria and nitrate reductase assays for detection of drug resistance. For Buruli ulcer, an experience of setting up a national reference laboratory as well as a simple smear preparation method for microscopy are presented. Finally, a simple algorithm for the organisation of Buruli ulcer diagnosis in endemic settings is proposed.

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Dissou Affolabi holds a degree of Medical Doctorate (Benin, 1998), a Specialization in Medical Biology (Paris V, 2003), a Master degree in Microbiology (Paris VII, 2004) and a PhD in Biomedical sciences (Antwerp, 2009). Since 2004, he has worked as a deputy-head of the National Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteria in Benin.

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