Symposium on Genetics and tuberculosis, held at the Sports Science Institute, CapeTown, South Africa on 18-20 November 1997
Editors: Derek J. Chadwick (Organiser) and Gail Cardew D. \oung Introduction 1
R. J. Bellamy and A. V. S. Hill Host genetic susceptibility to human tuberculosis 3
P. R. Donald The epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa 24
P. C. Hopewell Using conventional and molecular epidemiological analyses to target tuberculosis control interventions in a low incidence area 42 Discussion 54
P. E. M. Fine Vaccines, genes and trials 57
G. A. W. Rook and R. Hernandez-Pando Immunological and endocrinological characteristics of tuberculosis that provide opportunities for immunotherapeutic intervention 73 Discussion 87
B. Johnson, L.-G. Bekker, S. Ress and G. Kaplan Recombinant interleukin 2 adjunctive therapy in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis 99
I. Orme Cellular and genetic mechanisms underlying susceptibility of animal models to tuberculosis infection 112
I. Kramnik, P. Demant and B. B. Bloom Susceptibility to tuberculosis as a complex genetic trait: analysis using recombinant congenic strains of mice 120
Nopartis 217: Genetics and Tuberculosis.
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