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The Resource Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis, Kathryn Lougheed

Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis, Kathryn Lougheed

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Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis
Title
Catching breath
Title remainder
the making and unmaking of tuberculosis
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Lougheed
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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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Summary
A former tuberculosis researcher follows the history of the disease from an infection endured by early humans to how industrialization and urbanization helped TB become the monstrous, life-threatening disease it is today and examines the latest research in fighting it
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10578803
Cataloging source
NLM
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Lougheed, Kathryn
Dewey number
616.99/5009
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
Bloomsbury sigma series
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  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • SCIENCE
  • Tuberculosis
Target audience
adult
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the making and unmaking of tuberculosis
Label
Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis, Kathryn Lougheed
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn992994951
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781472930330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)992994951
Label
Catching breath : the making and unmaking of tuberculosis, Kathryn Lougheed
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn992994951
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781472930330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)992994951

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