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Modern laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis.

Abstract:

One-third of the global population is believed to be infected with bacteria of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, the causative agent of tuberculosis. More than 8 million new cases of tuberculosis occur annually leading to 2 million deaths. Mortality is particularly high in those coinfected with HIV and where the bacteria are multiple-drug-resistant strains--ie, strains resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampicin. Early diagnosis of tuberculosis and drug resistance improves survival a...

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Drobniewski, FA More by this author
Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
141-147
Publication date:
2003-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:e1509057-dbd5-48c2-aa4d-548b265e0f2e
Source identifiers:
167177
Local pid:
pubs:167177

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