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Tuberculosis Treatment: The Search For New Drugs
Author(s): Marcus V.N. de Souza
eISBN: 978-1-60805-788-7   ISBN: 978-1-60805-789-4   
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Important Historical Facts of Tuberculosis Treatment and Drug Development

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Author(s): Marcus V.N. de Souza
Chapter DOI: 10.2174/9781608057887113010004
Page: 3-37 (35)

Abstract:
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).
Keywords:
Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, drugs, treatment, fixeddose combinations, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB), extensive-drugresistant tuberculosis (XDR TB), natural products, synthesis, AIDS, theories, historical aspects.
Affiliation:
Instituto de Tecnologia em Fármacos - Farmanguinhos, FioCruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, R. Sizenando Nabuco, 100, Manguinhos, 21041-250, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.