Multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a review.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW The spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) is a major medical and public health concern for the world. These two forms of highly drug-resistant TB threaten to make TB into an untreatable and highly fatal disease, particularly in resource-poor countries with a high prevalence of AIDS… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e328319bce6

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