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Modeling of tuberculosis infection is carried out in order to clarify various aspects of the tuberculosis pathogenesis, as well as the testing of new anti-tuberculosis drugs. The characteristic of in vitro models (n = 16) for Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormant state and in vivo models (n = 14) for the latent tuberculosis infection involving several animal species published to date are presented in this review. A brief description of the models and the results obtained by the authors are presented. The analysis of the published data reflects the list of methodological procedures that allow researchers to study the mechanism of the transition of M. tuberculosis cells to a dormant state and reverse to metabolically active state, as well as the process of conversion of active tuberculosis infection to a latent tuberculosis and reactivation.
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Name: Klinicheskaia laboratornaia diagnostika
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Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Statistical models of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, as well as of financial considerations. For the application of statistics to the testing and quantifying of economic theories MODELS, ECONOMETRIC is available.
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