• Medicine
  • Published 2011

A VERY SERIOUS NEW DISEASE - EXTENDED DRUG- RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS (XDR TB)

@inproceedings{Mitrea2011AVS,
  title={A VERY SERIOUS NEW DISEASE - EXTENDED DRUG- RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS (XDR TB)},
  author={Mirela Mitrea and Victoria B{\^i}rluțiu and Maria Deac},
  year={2011}
}
Compared to germ sensitive tuberculosis (TB), in the case of multi-drug resistant (MDR TB) or extended drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) the prognosis is unfavourable, by prolonging therapy and its success is relatively limited. Early diagnosis and swift establishment of the target therapy according to the extended antibiogram are very important for the success of the therapy. Abandonment and improper therapy in most cases lead to therapeutic failure and premature death. This paper presents… CONTINUE READING

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