n South African Medical Journal - Eastern Cape treatment dysfunction boosts virulent new XDR-TB strain : izindaba
|Article Title||Eastern Cape treatment dysfunction boosts virulent new XDR-TB strain : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Mar 2015|
|Pages||165 - 167|
At least half of all known drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) patients in the Port Elizabeth area (and possibly the entire Eastern Cape) are being treated with too few drugs, fuelling the spread of extensively drug-resistant (XDR)-TB and condemning them to death.
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