Multidrug resistance after inappropriate tuberculosis treatment: a meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Werf2012MultidrugRA,
  title={Multidrug resistance after inappropriate tuberculosis treatment: a meta-analysis},
  author={Marieke J van der Werf and Miranda W. Langendam and Emma Huitric and Davide Manissero},
  booktitle={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2012}
}
We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the evidence for the postulation that inappropriate tuberculosis (TB) regimens are a risk for development of multidrug-resistant (MDR)-TB. MEDLINE, EMBASE and other databases were searched for relevant articles in January 2011. Cohort studies including TB patients who received treatment were selected and data on treatment regimen, drug susceptibility testing results and genotyping results before treatment and at failure or relapse… CONTINUE READING