Important Historical Facts of Tuberculosis Treatment and Drug Development
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Marcus V.N. de Souza
In this chapter will be highlight some important historical facts of
tuberculosis treatment and drug development, such as theories, studies and treatment of
TB between 17-20th Century, historical aspects of TB drug discovery, side effects,
fixed-dose combinations, causes of the resurgence of TB, AIDS, multi-drug-resistant
tuberculosis (MDR TB) and extensive-drug- resistant (XDR).
Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, drugs, treatment, fixeddose
combinations, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB), extensive-drugresistant
tuberculosis (XDR TB), natural products, synthesis, AIDS, theories,
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