Chapter 53. Tuberculosis

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Kim A. Boggess MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch53

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Boggess, K. A. (2009) Tuberculosis, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch53

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CB 7570, 214 MacNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7516, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • tuberculosis (TB);
  • prevention and control of TB - early identification and treatment;
  • tuberculosis - chronic bacterial infection, Mycobacterium tuberculosis or M. bovis;
  • purified protein derivative (PPD) skin testing;
  • tuberculous infection versus tuberculous disease;
  • drugs - isoniazid (INH), rifampin (RF), pyrazinamide (PZA), and ethambutol (EMB) or streptomycin;
  • toxicity to antituberculous medication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Tuberculous Infection Versus Tuberculous Disease

  • Treatment

  • References