Emergence of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) outbreaks have been reported in South Africa, and strains have been identified on 6 continents. Dr. Peter Cegielski, team leader for drug-resistant TB with the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at CDC, comments on a multinational team's report on this emerging global public health threat. Created: 3/1/2007 by Emerging Infectious Diseases. Date Released: 3/26/2007. Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases.
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