This is a chapter that looks at tuberculosis in the book: disease control priorities in developing countries. The chapter covers:

  • Tuberculosis infection, disease and death
  • epidemiological burden and trends
  • Intervention against tuberculosis
  • Alternative and complementary approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of active disease
  • cost effectiveness of interventions against tuberculosis
  • cost effectiveness of managing endemic tuberculosis
  • cost effectiveness of managing  tuberculosis outbreaks
  • summary of cost effectiveness analysis
  • research development

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