Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis

What is Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis?

Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is defined as tuberculosis that is resistant to at least isoniazid (INH) and rifampicin (RMP), the two most powerful first-line treatment anti-TB drugs. Isolates that are multiply resistant to any other combination of anti-TB drugs but not to INH and RMP are not classed as MDR-TB.

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Hi Doc. My mother is suffering from MDR TB. She had suffered from TB three times previously. Which is the best hospital or doctor should I consult...

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thank you for trusting healthcare magic.If you want to take your mother to a govt setup, then All India Institute of Medical Sciences or...

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Hi, I am from India. My father (aged 60 years) is suffering from tuberculosis.He is under TB treatment for almost 2 months. His early symptoms...

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After having gone through the history, I would like to know the following additional details:

1. Had your father...

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if the person is suffering from lung TB then which course he/she should opt for going with . We Consulted 2 doctors and they were of the opinion...

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