Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.

  title={Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.},
  author={Charles L. Daley and Jos{\'e} A. Caminero},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={39 3},
Drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pose a major threat to global tuberculosis control. Despite the availability of curative antituberculosis therapy for nearly half a century, inappropriate and inadequate treatment of tuberculosis, as well as unchecked transmission of M. tuberculosis, has resulted in alarming levels of drug-resistant tuberculosis. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there were 600,000 cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)/rifampin… CONTINUE READING
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