Survival mechanisms of pathogenic Mycobacterium tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Meena2010SurvivalMO,
  title={Survival mechanisms of pathogenic Mycobacterium tuberculosis},
  author={Laxman S. Meena},
  year={2010}
}
Five decades of tuberculosis (TB) control programs using potentially efficacious drugs have failed to reduce prevalence of infection by the causative organism, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, in most parts of the world [1]. A large number of individuals (more than three billion) have been vaccinated with Bacillus CalmetteGuérin (BCG), but TB still kills more than 50 000 people every week and approximately one-third of the world’s population is asymptomatically infected by M. tuberculosis [2]. It is… CONTINUE READING

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