oa Professional Nursing Today - Tuberculosis and the emergence of drug resistance : clinical
|Article Title||Tuberculosis and the emergence of drug resistance : clinical|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Author||Maryna De Lange|
|Publication Date||Sep 2006|
|Pages||3 - 6|
Extracted from text ... Tuberculosis 3 Professional Nursing Today September / October 2006 Vol. 10 No. 5 clinical Maryna de Lange, BCurEd et Admin, R/N, R/M, ORN Tuberculosis Tuberculosis According to StatsSA and SANTA in 2005, South Africa had 5, 5million (18, 6% of adult population) living with AIDS. 529, 320 people are living with TB, of which 66.4% of these cases are HIV positive. MDR-TB makes up 2, 9% of TB cases. It is still unknown how many MDR-TB cases are XDR-TB in RSA. Three of every four people stricken by tuberculosis are young adults. It is sus-pected that at least 66% of ..
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