Drug-resistant tuberculosis in the 1990s.

  title={Drug-resistant tuberculosis in the 1990s.},
  author={Wing Wai Yew and Chi Hung Chau},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={8 7},
There has been an upsurge of tuberculosis in many parts of the world in the past decade. The high rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis currently reported in many countries are alarming. The most catastrophic phenomenon is the emergence of multidrug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. These organisms have caused epidemic outbreaks in nosocomial and health-care settings in the USA and some European countries. In addition to immigration, poverty, alcoholism and intravenous substance… CONTINUE READING
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