Frequency of anti-tuberculous therapy-induced hepatotoxicity in patients and their outcome.

@article{Tariq2009FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of anti-tuberculous therapy-induced hepatotoxicity in patients and their outcome.},
  author={Sumbal Tariq and Tahir Saleem Khan and Saqib Q. Malik and Muhammad Shamim Anwar and Abdul Khalim Abdul Rashid},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          50-2
        }
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is a very common droplet infection especially in the northern areas. If untreated, the disease may be fatal within 5 years in more than half of cases. To study the frequency of anti-tuberculous therapy (ATT) induced hepato-toxicity was the subject of the present hospital based descriptive study. METHOD The study was conducted in Medical Unit, Ayub Teaching Hospital and patients with diagnosed Tuberculosis in whom ATT was initiated were included in the study. The… CONTINUE READING

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