Liquefaction and cavity formation in pulmonary TB: a simple method in rabbit skin to test inhibitors.

@article{Dannenberg2009LiquefactionAC,
  title={Liquefaction and cavity formation in pulmonary TB: a simple method in rabbit skin to test inhibitors.},
  author={Arthur M. Dannenberg},
  journal={Tuberculosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={243-7}
}
To control tuberculosis in the world today an additional approach would be most welcomed. Preventing (or reducing) pulmonary cavity formation is one such approach that has been almost completely neglected. Pulmonary cavity formation and the extracellular growth of tubercle bacilli in cavities cause bronchial spread of the disease in adult patients and spread of the bacillus to the environment where they infect other people. Therefore, cavity formation perpetuates tuberculosis in mankind. If no… CONTINUE READING

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