Outcomes of children treated for tuberculosis with second-line medications in Georgia, 2009-2011.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a major public threat in countries of the former Soviet Union, including Georgia. There are few studies of pediatric DR-TB cases, especially at a national level. OBJECTIVE To report the characteristics and treatment outcomes of pediatric multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases in Georgia. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0792

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