Multidrug-resistant tuberculous meningitis.

  title={Multidrug-resistant tuberculous meningitis.},
  author={Thomas F. Byrd and Larry E. Davis},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={7 6},
Multidrug-resistant tuberculous meningitis is now appearing worldwide, including in the United States, and is difficult to diagnose and treat. We discuss methods to diagnose tuberculous meningitis, review current and experimental assays for determining drug resistance, and consider approaches to management of the patient. We review the epidemiology of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in both pulmonary and meningeal infections, discuss promising… CONTINUE READING