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Drug-Resistant TB Declines in United States
Date:11/11/2008

further emergence of drug resistance is paramount and must include not only TB program strengthening to ensure that patients complete their treatment regimen but also general health system interventions to improve infection control. Greater vigilance regarding drug resistance must include systematic second-line drug susceptibility testing according to published guidelines. Lessons gained from MDR-TB in the 1990s should be applied: Patients must be identified early, treated effectively, and assisted to complete treatment, and infection control precautions must be in place to prevent further emergence and transmission of XDR-TB," the researchers concluded.

The study was published in the Nov. 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about drug-resistant XDR-TB.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Journal of the American Medical Association, news release, Nov. 11, 2008


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