An even more stubborn version, resistant to more antibiotics, is called extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and has been detected in 84 countries.
What does XDR-TB stand for?
XDR-TB stands for Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
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Interruptions in drug supplies have hindered treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the U.
The most drug-resistant form of TB, extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) (8) has been reported in 70 countries and comprises an increasing proportion of drug-resistant TB cases (1).
Early treatment outcomes and HIV status of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study.
Researchers discovered a two-drug combination that blocks the growth of 13 strains of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) isolated in a laboratory, said the study published in the journal Science.
XDR-TB sponsor awareness campaign BD, in cooperation with TED (technology, entertainment, design)--a group that supports ideas by forward-thinking people--is engaged in a global-awareness campaign on extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis XDR-TB.
It also found that extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a virtually untreatable form of the respiratory disease, has been recorded in 45 countries.
These recommendations are part of the WHO strategy for addressing the emergence of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB).