- Written by international contributors from countries most affected by tuberculosis - Describes clinical and neuroimaging features of tuberculous meningitis - Examines laboratory methods for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Reviews international and national guidelines for the treatment of tuberculosis and tuberculous meningitis
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1. Global and regional epidemiology of tuberculosis 2. Immunopathology of mycobacterium tuberculosis complex 3. Clinical presentations and features of tuberculous meningitis 4. Laboratory methods for detecting tuberculosis and tuberculous meningitis 5. Identification of mycobacterium tuberculosis drug resistance 6. Treatment guidelines for tuberculosis and tuberculous meningitis 7. Neurosurgical management of tuberculous meningitis 8. Evidence gaps and future directions
Dr. Chin has been treating patients with tuberculous meningitis for nine years in sub-Saharan Africa as a visiting attending neurologist at Mulago Hospital, the national referral hospital of Uganda. He has authored two review articles and one commentary on tuberculosis of the central nervous system, and he directed the first-ever course on tuberculosis of the central nervous system at the American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting in Los Angeles, April 2018.