XDR tuberculosis

XDR tuberculosis

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
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The widespread emergence of XDR tuberculosis could lead to virtually untreatable tuberculosis," wrote the authors of one study, led by Alimuddin Zumla, director of the Centre for Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London Medical School .
Tissues taken for histopathology should also be sent for AFB stain and AFB culture and sensitivity, to rule out MDR and XDR tuberculosis.
XDR tuberculosis is resistant to at least rifampicin, isoniazid, and one or more of the second-line antituberculosis drugs.
In 2005, the program began to include data on people with XDR tuberculosis.
Persons infected with MDR or XDR tuberculosis have poor clinical outcome and over 60% more likely to die during treatment.
On the ground of this last combination, our patient achieved clinical-bacteriological cure of XDR tuberculosis and hospital discharge after five months, despite a concurrent chronic hepatitis C which hampered liver tolerability of the multiple, administered anti-mycobacterial compounds.
A surge of MDR and XDR tuberculosis in France among patients born in the Former Soviet Union.
4 MDR and XDR tuberculosis can be tackled only through proper planning and execution of tuberculosis control programmes in Pakistan.
The global threat of XDR tuberculosis has great importance for public health and TB control.
Characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with MDR and XDR tuberculosis in a TB referral hospital in Beijing: A 13-year experience.
Transmission of MDR and XDR tuberculosis in Shanghai, China.