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Posts published in June 2020

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB)

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) is a form of tuberculosis that is resistant to two or more of the primary drugs (isoniazid and rifampin) used for the treatment of tuberculosis.  Extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR TB) is TB resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampin among the first-line anti-TB drugs and among second-line drugs, is resistant to any fluoroquinolone and at least…