Trends in Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance, Pakistan, 1990-2007.

  title={Trends in Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance, Pakistan, 1990-2007.},
  author={Rumina Hasan and Kauser Jabeen and Vikram Mehraj and Farhan Zafar and Faisal Malik and Qaiser Hassan and Iqbal Syed Azam and Muhammad Masood Kadir},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  volume={13 6},
OBJECTIVE To determine resistance trends including the emergence of extensive drug resistance (XDR) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) isolates from Pakistan. METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of MTB isolates (January 1990-June 2007) collected from the four provinces of Pakistan. Standard methods were used to isolate MTB. Susceptibility against… CONTINUE READING