oa South African Family Practice - XDR TB in South Africa - what lies ahead : review article

Volume 48, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



The emergence of XDR TB coupled with the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS has intensified the need to identify new treatment strategies and accelerate research into antibiotics against XDR TB before the world is faced with a global public health crisis. This article gives a short overview on the important health implications of XDR-TB in South Africa.

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