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Anti-tuberculosis drugs resistance in high HIV prevalence settings: Malawi, Kenya and Uganda

  • 2010/01/01
Type de publication
  • Posters
  • Sanchez-Padilla E
  • Ardizzoni E
  • Martin A
  • Kwanjana K
  • Gondi J
  • Adatu F
  • Bonnet M and the MSF tuberculosis advisory group
  • Tuberculose

The main objective of the study was to measure the prevalence of MDR TB
among new smear positive TB cases.

Secondary objectives were to measure the proportion of MDR TB among
previously treated TB cases, and to describe the prevalence of resistance to
first and second line drugs (among MDR-TB patients)