TITLE

Variability of Airborne Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Implications for Control of Tuberculosis in the HIV Era

AUTHOR(S)
Fennelly, Kevin P.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2007, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p1358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the collision of extensively drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis with HIV infection in South Africa. He stresses XDR tuberculosis with HIV infection to cause outbreak of tuberculosis and has increased its mortality rate by 90%. Furthermore, A World Organization Global Task Force on XDR tuberculosis has recommended several interventions which aim to promote prevention and control of XDR tuberculosis.
ACCESSION #
24953598

 

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