Antibiotic Treatment of Tuberculosis : Old Problems , New Solutions With tuberculosis and drug resistance surging , the search is on for new drugs along with better and faster ways of evaluating them

@inproceedings{Jain2008AntibioticTO,
  title={Antibiotic Treatment of Tuberculosis : Old Problems , New Solutions With tuberculosis and drug resistance surging , the search is on for new drugs along with better and faster ways of evaluating them},
  author={Sanjay K Jain and Gyanu Lamichhane and Sridhar Nimmagadda and Martin G. Pomper and William R Bishai},
  year={2008}
}
More than 125 years later, tuberculosis (TB) is surging, leading to more deaths in 2006 than any previous year in the last few decades. Damage from this disease continues to grow despite effective therapies for drug-susceptible TB that keep the incidence of TB in Western countries at record lows. The reasons for this shocking failure to control TB globally pivot on the difficulty of providing sustained, properly dosed, multiantibiotic therapy in developing countries. Worse, this failure has led… CONTINUE READING

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