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Pandemics, Epidemics, and Other Diseases in Louisiana

Introduction

Caused by a mycobacterial germ like that which causes Leprosy, Tuberculosis has impacted those living in Louisiana over the years.

Key Catalog Terms

Listed below are some recommended catalog key terms for searching for tuberculosis. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.

Tuberculosis
Mycobacterial

Key Subject Headings

Listed below are some recommended subject headings for searching for tuberculosis. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.

Diseases -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Epidemics -- Louisiana
Greenwell Springs Tuberculosis Hospital -- Periodicals.
Louisiana Tuberculosis Association -- Periodicals.
Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Louisiana
Tuberculosis -- Louisiana -- Periodicals.
Tuberculosis -- Prevention.
Tuberculosis -- Prevention -- Periodicals.
Tuberculosis -- Rehabilitation.

Selected Collections

LSU Libraries Special Collections holds many books and thesis as well as a few manuscript materials that directly speak to the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi River Valley experience of tuberculosis. A few of these collections are listed below. Additional collections may be found utilizing the key terms and subject headings listed in the sections above. 

Books and other published materials

Manuscript collections

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