Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and risk factors associated with its development: a retrospective study.

@article{Elmi2015MultidrugresistantTA,
  title={Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and risk factors associated with its development: a retrospective study.},
  author={Omar Sald Elmi and Habsah Hasan and Sarimah Abdullah and Mat Zuki Mat Jeab and Zilfalil Bin Alwi and Nyi Nyi Naing},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={
          1076-85
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has emerged as a major clinical public health threat and challenges the national TB control program in Malaysia. Data that elaborates on the risk factors associated with the development of MDR-TB is highly limited in this country. This study was aimed to determine the risk factors associated with the development of MDR-TB patients in peninsular Malaysia. METHODOLOGY This was a case control study; the data were collected from medical… CONTINUE READING
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