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Multi-drug resistant TB

25 Jan 2013 | By INSERM (Newsroom) | France

© Nadine Caillat-Vigneron, Inserm

At a time when the increase in the number of cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in France is becoming “preoccupying on a public health scale” according to the French General Health Administration (DGS), Inserm is publishing the results of its latest research into tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis: the discovery of a molecule in the immune system that is vital in fighting mycobacteria

New hope in the fight against tuberculosis: an attenuated strain of mycobacterium tuberculosis  has been found to offer better protection than the BCG in mice

Retracing the history of the development and the emergence of tuberculosis

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Development of two tests for rapid diagnosis of resistance to antibiotics

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Philip Supply
Unité Inserm 1019 Centre d’infection et immunité de Lille