Monthly Archives: November 2010

IDSA’s 48th Annual Meeting: South African Physician Offers Update on Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis from One of the World’s Highest Burden Countries

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Dr. Andreas Diacon from Stellenbosch University in South Africa offered an update on MDR and XDR Tuberculosis from his vantage point as a clinician and researcher in South Africa.  One percent of the South African population is diagnosed with active tuberculosis every year—a huge disease burden.  He noted that when they are able to treat […]