Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

XDR-TB treatment outcomes are dismal, spell trouble for global public health

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“The situation regarding MDR and XDR tuberculosis is bleak,” according to a commentary in response to a study looking at long-term outcomes of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in South Africa, published in The Lancet last week by Elize Pietersen and colleagues. Researchers followed up with South African patients with XDR-TB who had been a part […]