TITLE

Managing drug resistant tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Grant, Alison; Gothard, Philip; Thwaites, Guy
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/6/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7669, p564
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the proper management of drug resistant tuberculosis. A discussion of recent trends which have been seen in drug resistant tuberculosis across the globe, cases of the disease which have been seen in Great Britain, and the methods which should be used to properly diagnose drug resistant tuberculosis, is presented. Risk factors for drug resistant tuberculosis and definitions related to tuberculosis and drug resistance are discussed. Methods which are available to detect the disease are examined.
ACCESSION #
34527738

 

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