In Search of El Dorado: Current Trends and Strategies in the Development of Novel Anti-Tubercular Drugs

@inproceedings{Morbidoni2012InSO,
  title={In Search of El Dorado: Current Trends and Strategies in the Development of Novel Anti-Tubercular Drugs},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Ricardo Morbidoni},
  year={2012}
}
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the ethiological agent of human tuberculosis, is still one of the most effective human pathogens, and along with the causative agent of malaria, Plasmodium falciparum, and the HIV virus, conform a triad of killers that merciless strike the human race. Current statistics show that in 2007 these three pathogens took the life of almost 5 million people; the majority of the cases (nearly 3 million people) affecting Africa and specially children (1,8 million deaths). Of… CONTINUE READING

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