A prioritised research agenda for DOTS-Plus for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

@article{Gupta2003APR,
  title={A prioritised research agenda for DOTS-Plus for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).},
  author={Rajesh Gupta and Marcos Espinal},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={410-4}
}
MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is defined as a form of tuberculosis (TB) due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampicin, the two most powerful anti-TB drugs. This form of TB was documented in nearly every country surveyed by the World Health Organization (WHO)/International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) Global Drug Resistance Surveillance Project during the period 1994– 2000. Some settings, such as those in the former… CONTINUE READING

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